We Promote the Wonder of Turtles


The Turtle Conservancy is dedicated to protecting threatened turtles and tortoises and their habitats worldwide, and to promoting their appreciation by people everywhere.

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The Tortoise is a magazine dedicated to the appreciation and conservation of tortoises and turtles and their habitats worldwide. This publication deals with the most pressing conservation topics facing tortoises and turtles today.

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2015 Turtle Ball

The third annual Turtle Ball was held in New York City on September 28, 2015, honoring Robert Kennedy Jr. for his conservation work and hosted by Naomi Watts, Liev Schreiber, Susan Rockefeller, Rick Ridgeway, and Eric Goode. Master of Ceremonies were Fisher Stevens and Griffin Dunne.

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Learn more about our programs and what we do.

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Julianne Nicholson supports turtle conservation!

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