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Northeast Partners in
Amphibian and Reptile Conservation

Box Turtle Educational Information

Coverpage of the brochure - Your Backyard Guide to Helping Amphibians and Reptiles

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.

Coloring Page

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

Identification Guide to Eastern Box Turtles

Learn about the 4 subspecies of Eastern Box Turtles in NEPARC's Identification Guide to Eastern Box Turtles (pdf file)

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 (pdf file) - 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 (pdf file) - provides contact information for places that treat box turtles.

Habitat Management Resources for Eastern Box Turtles

Habitat Management Resources for Eastern Box Turtles (pdf file) - provides a list of informational resources on habitat mangement for box turtles.

Box Turtle Education and Conservation Resources

Box Turtle Education and Conservation Resources (pdf file) - 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.

Visit our parent organization, Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC), for more information on national conservation efforts and other regional groups.This website and any products posted herein are officially recognized by the national entity, Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC), as the efforts of an approved PARC Northeast chapter.