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Turtle Reporting

Thanks to the community for protecting our turtles and reporting turtle sightings.


Please report your sightings using one of the following options:

  1. Turtle Sightings Reporting Form
  2. iNaturalist

For those who are reporting turtle sightings (for example, along the South Huron Trail), especially those turtles that are nesting, we invite you to submit your sightings through our online turtle sighting reporting form

Poster of turtle sighting form.

How to get started with iNaturalist:

  • Create an account with iNaturalist
  • Join Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority Project or Port Franks and Grand Bend Community Reptile Monitoring Project or both to log your information.

Learn more about protecting Ontario's freshwater turtles, that are at risk:

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