The purpose of World Turtle Day, May 23, sponsored yearly since 2000 by American Tortoise Rescue, is to bring attention to, and increase knowledge of and respect for, turtles and tortoises, and encourage human action to help them survive and thrive. Read more here.
Click on the photo to see our friends down at The Duck Pond. You can help support our local wetlands with a contribution to the Croton Arboretum too.
AND BE ALERT--NYSDEC ADVISES PEOPLE TO BE ALERT--TURTLES CROSSING ROADWAYS http://www.dec.ny.gov/press/113723.html