Cornwall, N.Y. - On Sunday, June 1, at 10 a.m., the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will be hosting: Turtle Tales. Join environmental educator Dayton Bjorkman at the Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall, for an exciting program about Turtles.

"People may notice more turtle activity this time of year. Many of these turtles are females who have to cross roads in their search for a place to lay their eggs," says Dayton. "Do not move turtles from their homes, they imprint on the place they grew up and if relocated they may die trying to find their way home."

Come learn about common turtle species and basic turtle biology. Meet some of the Museum's native Turtles and discuss why these ancient reptiles are facing many challenges to their existence. After the program, Dayton will lead a walk to the wetlands in search of turtle habitats.

Please bring binoculars. For adults with or without children and children ages 5 and up. Admission: $7/Adults - $5/Children. Museum Members: $5/Adults - $3/Children. For information go to or call 845-534-5506 x204.


Photo Caption: Meet live turtles and learn why turtles face many challenges to their existence at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum in Cornwall on Sunday, June 1 at 10 a.m. Photos by George Potanovic, jr.


Marian Goldin, Marketing Manager
Hudson Highlands Nature Museum
845-534-5506, ext. 215