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Fourth Annual Turtle Release a huge success!

On August 29th, we partnered with the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority to send our newest arrivals on their way into the wild. Throughout the afternoon, forty Painted turtle hatchlings were released at Morrison Dam...

Join us on August 29th for the Fourth Annual Turtle Release!

Join the HSC and Ausable Bayfield Conservation on August 29th as we release hatchlings into the wild for the first time. There will be interaction with live reptiles courtesy of Scales Nature Park, reptile-themed...

3rd Annual Turtle Release a success!

Turtle hatching season is upon us! On August 30th, the Huron Stewardship Council joined forces with Ausable Bayfield Conservation to celebrate our newest arrivals. Throughout the afternoon, forty snapping turtle hatchlings were released into...

Third Annual Turtle Release – August 30th in Exeter (1-5pm)

Join the Huron Stewardship Council and Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority as we release hatchling painted and snapping turtles into the wild at Morrison Dam Conservation Area (71108 Morrison Line, 2km east of Exeter, south of Hwy. 83). This...

Coastal Speaker Series

We hope to see you there!

A summer with the Huron Stewardship Council

A Summer With The Huron Stewardship Council Over the past summer I had the pleasure of accepting an internship with the Huron Stewardship Council (HSC), and it was a great learning opportunity! My work first...

Fan Mail

One of my favourite parts about doing outreach is the letters we get from kids who have seen our Reptiles at Risk Outreach program. It is wonderful to see their attitudes change towards reptiles!

Snapping Turtle Hunt: Unsustainable

In Ontario, it is legal to hunt Snapping Turtles.  Snapping Turtles are a species at risk, and their numbers are in decline across the province.  The Huron Stewardship Council encourages sustainable resource use.  Given...