2023 North American Box Turtle Conservation Workshop
The North American Box Turtle Conservation Committee is pleased to announce the 2023 Box Turtle Conservation Workshop, to be held September 29 through October 1, 2023 at the Elachee Nature Science Center, Gainesville, Georgia, in coordination with the University of North Georgia.
Dave Collins will provide the keynote address focusing on Terrapene under the new Saving Animals From Extinction (SAFE) program of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums. Collins is the Director of North American Turtle Conservation (a program of Turtle Survival Alliance), and the Leader of the American Turtles Program for SAFE.
The workshop invites papers and posters on Terrapene population trends, ecology, life history strategies, epidemiology, systematics, and land management, among other topics. The details for submission of abstracts for presentations and posters will be posted at a later date.