Dancing Turtle Environmental Education Programs
With a passion for reptiles, and especially turtles, Debbie Philp of Dancing Turtle has created 45-minute fun and educational programs for both kids and adults. These programs introduce you to the reptiles and amphibians we share our planet with and invite an active role in the conservation of our cold-blooded friends and their habitats. Each program encourages families to explore the Adirondacks and make irreplaceable memories.
Wild Wetlands – Grab your rubber boots and get ready to explore the freshwater ecosystems of ponds, marshes, bogs, and swamps of the Adirondacks. With an emphasis on reptiles and amphibians, discover the critters that make their homes in the wetlands, including salamanders, frogs, turtles, and snakes. Learn how conserving our wild wetlands and their biodiversity can help humans weather big storms and keep us healthy, too.
Reptiles Rock! – What is so special about reptiles? Lots of things! Get lots of rad reptile facts, take a trip around the reptile world, and meet some cool reptile ambassadors.
Totally Turtles – Did you know that turtles can breathe through their butts? Get a glimpse into the fascinating lives of freshwater turtles and tortoises and their unique history and anatomy. Meet turtles from the Adirondacks and beyond and find out what you can do to make sure we have turtles to love for generations to come.
Herping in the ADK – Learn to identify the Adirondack Park’s native reptiles and amphibians and how to find them. Get some fun facts and safety tips, understand the important role they play in our environment, and learn how you can protect them. Then go find some herps!
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