Let’s help protect turtles in Quebec!

Event Details

June 6th, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Quyon, Quebec
Inventories and Monitoring

NCC invites nature enthusiasts to attend a training session about turtles and how to help protect them in the Ottawa Valley. This training will show you how to record turtles observations and will answer several questions such as:

  • Why are we interested in turtles ?
  • How many species are there in Quebec and how to identify them?
  • Where can we see turtles?
  • How to transfer observational data to usable date for experts?
  • What is the Carapace platform and how to use it?
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About Quyon

This sector, located in the Ottawa Valley, is home to shorelines and wetlands associated with the Ottawa River, exceptional forest ecosystems, alvars and the presence of some unique habitats for reptiles.

What you will be doing

Do you want to contribute to turtle protection in the Ottawa Valley? This is a great opportunity to increase your knowledge of the eight species of Quebec, to diversify your outdoor activities and to learn how to use the Carapace platform.
A reminder will be distributed with essential information at the end of the session. Sectors will be identified on maps to help collect data

Why you will love it

This is a unique chance to learn about turtle biology and contribute to their protection !
No prior knowledge of turtles required: your motivation is enough!


Contact Caroline Gagné: caroline.gagne@conservationdelanature.ca

Please Note

The event will take place at Domaine Pontiac Village located at 1259 chemin du Cimetière, Pontiac (QC) J0X 2V0
This event will be held mainly in French. English-speaking participants are welcome. The material is written in French but we can translate the information as we go.

People of all fitness levels can participate
Accessible to all

The meeting room has been kindly donated by our generous partner Domaine de Pontiac Village

Item Checklist

While we do our best to provide you with the tools you need to participate, please bring the following items if you have them:

  • Paper and pen