Box Turtle Poster
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.
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 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 regulations for box turtles including: personal use, commercial collection, release, and captive breeding. Includes contact information for each Northeast state.
Injured Box Turtles
Contact a local wildlife rehabilitator specializing in turtles, veterinarian that treats wildlife, or your state’s wildlife agency. Call first to make sure they treat turtles. Find a list of licensed rehabilitators here.
Habitat Management Guidelines
Habitat Management Resources for Eastern Box Turtles – provides a list of informational resources on habitat management 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.