The New York Turtle and Tortoise Society announces Seminar 2003 on March 15 at the Hudson River Museum, Yonkers New York. Please watch this site for more information to follow soon.

Speakers.  The meeting is full-day event featuring four presentations.

  • James Gibbs, Associate Professor, Conservation Biology & Wildlife Management, State University of New York, Syracuse, New York: “Can Road Mortality Limit Turtle Populations?”

  • Sam Lee, Reptile Keeper, Department of Herpetology, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx Zoo, New York: “Health Assessment of Resident and Repatriated Eastern Box Turtles at Caumsett State Park, New York”

  • Peter C. H. Pritchard, Director, Chelonian Research Institute, Oviedo Florida: “On the Trail of Rafetus swinhoei — the Quest for the World’s Largest Freshwater Turtle Moves North into China”

  • Robert Zappalorti, Herpetological Associates, Inc., Jackson, New Jersey: “The Ecology and Nesting Behavior of the Bog Turtle (Clemmys muhlenbergii) at Three Pennsylvania Locations”