On Saturday, June 6, at 10 a.m., the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will be hosting: Turtles in Trouble! Come join Environmental Educator, Pam Golben, at the Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center, entrance on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall, to learn about the problems turtles encounter such as: destruction of habitats, why they cross roads, who their predators are and why people should not remove them from the wild. Also, Pam will discuss: common turtle species, basic turtle biology and why the population is decreasing. Come discover ways to help. Meet the Museum's native Turtles and after the program take a walk to the wetlands with binoculars in search of turtles who live at the Outdoor Discovery Center. Recommended for adults with or without children and children ages 5 and up. Cost: $5. Members: $3. For information, call (845) 534-5506, ext 204. Visit the museum's website at www.hhnaturemuseum.org. ### Photo caption: The Box Turtle. For additional information contact: Marian Goldin, Marketing Associate Hudson Highlands Nature Museum 845-534-5506, ext. 215
Oh No, Turtles are in Trouble!
May 21, 2009 by I Love New York Staff