To be held by Dr. Sue Carstairs, Executive and Medical Director of the Ontario

Turtle Conservation Centre (home of the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre)

When:  Thursday, March 30, 2017    9am-4pm

Where: Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre,

1434 Chemong Road, Selwyn, K9J 6X2


Cost:  $75 per person (all proceeds donated to OTCC towards turtle care)

This workshop will be a full day program, and shall include a morning of lecture, and afternoon of hands-on practical experience.  The program includes:

  • Turtle conservation both globally and locally
  • The basics of turtle anatomy and physiology that make their approach to care different than mammals and birds
  • Ontario’s turtle species
  • Rehabilitation of turtles – stepwise approach to successful care
  • Pizza Lunch provided
  • Tour of OTCC’s facility
  • Practical hands-on guide to turtle rehabilitation, utilizing cadavers to illustrate venipuncture techniques, fracture repair techniques, and fluid therapy techniques

Please contact Dr. Sue Carstairs at suecarstairs@sympatico.ca, to register

Registration will be limited, to allow one-on-one instruction