Connecting people with nature in Ontario's Mississippi Valley

Local Turtle Species


Please call the Ontario Turtle Centre at 705-741-5000 immediately if you come across an injured turtle.


Of the 8 species of turtle native to Ontario, 6 are found in our area of Eastern Ontario.

Recommended on-line resource for more details and photos for these species: Species Guide РToronto Zoo


MVFN launched a project on iNaturalist to record sightings of turtles in Lanark County. Details of the project and how you can participate are here.