Let’s help protect turtles in Quebec !

Event Details

May 5th, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gatineau Park - Visitor Center, Quebec
Inventories and Monitoring

NCC invites nature and turtle enthusiasts to attend a training presentation that will help to protect turtles 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 useful to the work of experts?
  • What is the Carapace platform and how to use it?
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About Gatineau Park – Visitor Center

The Visitor Center is located at 33 chemin Scott, Chelsea (Québec) J9B 1R5

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 discover the turtles 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 in the room Le Lynx at the Gatineau Park Visitor Center located at 33, chemin Scott, Chelsea (QC) J9B 1R5

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
Running water and flush toilets
Accessible to all

The meeting room has been kindly donated by our generous partner the National Capital Commission.

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