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DEP Reminds Residents It Is Illegal to Release Pet Turtles into the Wild

2011 Is the Year of the Turtle The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), as part of its Year of the Turtle awareness campaign with Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC), reminds citizens that it is illegal to release pet turtles into the wild. “Most turtles sold in pet…


FWC Reminds Public of Closed Seasons on Freshwater Turtles and Urges Everyone to Report Violators

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds people of the closed seasons for harvesting river cooters and their eggs from April 15 to July 31 and soft-shell turtles and their eggs from May 1 to July 31. River cooters and soft-shell turtles are the most frequently harvested of…