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Wild Turtle Weekend

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dark green graphic with illustration of spotted turtle. White and yellow text reads "Wild Turtle Weekend Fri-Sun June 14-16." ECHO Leahy Center logo.

Friday, June 14 – Sunday, June 16
Free with Admission or ECHO Membership 

June 14-16 is Wild Turtle Weekend at ECHO! Join ECHO’s Animal Care team and guests from the Vermont Reptile and Amphibian Atlas and Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department for a special weekend dedicated to Vermont’s native turtle species. Enjoy turtle-themed programming and meet ECHO’s turtle Animal Ambassadors in live presentations. Learn more about these amazing animals and how you can help turtle conservation efforts in the state. 

ECHO’s Wild Turtle Weekend is a celebration of #WildTurtleWeek. To learn more about Wild Turtle Week, visit parcplace.org

Weekend Schedule

Friday, June 14
  • 10:00 am Turtle Breakfast – Alcove (Second Floor)
  • 11:00 am Meet the Wood Turtle – Community Room 
  • 2:00 pm Meet the Snapping TurtleCommunity Room 
Saturday, June 15
  • 11:00 am Meet the Snapping Turtle – Lakeside Hall 
  • 12:00 pm Guest Presentation: Turtles of Vermont with Jim Andrews, Vermont Reptile & Amphibian Atlas – Lakeside Hall 
  • 2:00 pm Meet the Baby Turtles – Lakeside Hall 
Sunday, June 16
  • 10:00 am Turtle Breakfast – Alcove (Second Floor) 
  • 11:00 am Turtles of the Basin – Lakeside Hall 
  • 12:00 pm Guest Presentation: Recovering the Spiny Softshell Turtle in Lake Champlain with Toni Mikula, Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department – Lakeside Hall 
  • 2:00 pm Meet the Spotted Turtles – Lakeside Hall 


June 16
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain
1 College Street
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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