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Turtle ID Workshop

July 23, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

$20 per person + HST

How can you tell a Blandings from a Musk Turtle? What’s the average lifespan of a snapping turtle? Do turtles actually “freeze”?

Learn about turtle identification, fun facts, habitat and ongoing conservation efforts in Ontario. During this dynamic two-hour workshop you will:

~ Hike through the forest and across the berm

~ Kayak through the marsh.

~ Put your new skills to the test.

Who: Ages 10 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult

What to bring: Sturdy footwear and/ or water shoes, layered clothing, camera, binoculars & field guides can be helpful. This experience will be entirely outdoors, so please dress for the weather!

Please note:

All kayaking equipment will be provided.

Rain date Saturday, July 29.

Pre-registration is required using the link at:

If you have any questions or require further assistance, please contact 705-526-7809 or


July 23, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$20 per person + HST
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Wye Marsh
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Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
16160 Highway 12 East
Midland, Ontario L4R 4K6 Canada
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705 526-7809
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