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Come out and learn about reptiles and amphibians in the Lake.
Registration is FREE!!! Register Here.
Reptiles and Amphibians, October 1
Reptiles and amphibians are highly sensitive to changes in their environment as they depend on high quality habitat for their survival. Come out of your shell and learn about how turtles and frogs are faring under the urbanized conditions of Toronto and Region, as well as the efforts underway to re-establish their populations.
This free event is part of Toronto and Region Remedial Action Plan’s (RAP) Lake Ontario Evenings speaker series (torontorap.ca). Snacks are provided and drinks are available for purchase.
Location: Gladstone Hotel Ballroom, 1214 Queen Street West
Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Time: Doors open at 6:00 pm | Presentations will begin at 6:30 pm | Discussion to Follow
Trends in Amphibian Populations Across the Toronto Region
Dell Tune, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
Toronto’s Waterfront Turtles
Marc Dupuis-Desormeaux,York University
Blanding’s Turtle Head-start Program: Recovering an Endangered Species in the GTA
Dr. Andrew Lentini, Toronto Zoo
Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre: a Multi-pronged Approach to Turtle Conservation
Dr Sue Carstairs, Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre