Box Turtle Educational Info

Box Turtle PosterCoverpage of the brochure - Your Backyard Guide to Helping Amphibians and Reptiles

NEPARC has created poster, Please don’t take me home, to raise public awareness of box turtles and how taking individuals from the wild can negatively impact our wild turtle populations.

Coloring Page

Fun for kids, a coloring book page to learn about and color your own box turtle

Identification Guide to Eastern Box Turtles

Learn about the 4 subspecies of Eastern Box Turtles in NEPARC’s Identification Guide to Eastern Box Turtles

Box Turtle Reporting Observations

Have you seen a box turtle? If so, please report it.

Box Turtle Postcard

NEPARC has created an educational post card, Don’t Take Him Home – Let Box Turtles Stay Wild, to raise public awareness of box turtles and how taking individuals from the wild can negatively impact our wild turtle populations.

Northeastern US State Regulations for the Eastern Box Turtle

Northeastern US State Regulations for the Eastern Box Turtle – provides a summary of the native and non-native species reglulations for box turles including: personal use, commercial collection, release, and captive breeding. Includes contact information for each Northeast state.

Rehabilitation Centers and Veterinarians that Treat Box Turtles

Rehabilitation Centers and Veterinarians that Treat Box Turtles – provides contact information for places that treat box turtles.

Habitat Management Resources for Eastern Box Turtles

Habitat Management Resources for Eastern Box Turtles – provides a list of informational resources on habitat mangement for box turtles.

Box Turtle Education and Conservation Resources

Box Turtle Education and Conservation Resources – highlights various education and conservation resources that are focused on box turtles.

Video – Box Turtles and Roads

NEPARC has created a video, Box Turtles and Roads, to raise awareness of the risk roads pose to box turtles and how people might safely assist a turtle in need.