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Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre

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Record #: PET2184 Last Modified: 11 Aug 2014 Last Full Update: 11 Apr 2014
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone705-741-5000
Address NotesNot open to the public
Address & Map
724 Erskine Ave S, Unit 6B
Peterborough, ON K9J 5T9
Contact Information
Primary ContactKate Siena, Development and Sustainability Coordinator
Alternate ContactLindsay Maxim, Administrative Coordinator
Primary ExecutiveSue Carstairs, Executive and Medical Director
Alternate ExecutiveDianne Barclay, Chair, Board of Directors; Email:
Mailing Addressc/o Riverview Park & Zoo 
Box 4125 
Peterborough, ON K9J 6Z5
Description & Services
Description* Wildlife centre that provides emergency and rehabilitative care to native species of turtles that have been injured on our busy roadways, with the goal of releasing them back into their natural habitat. 
* KTTC only accepts turtles that are native to Ontario - no pets.  
* The Centre is a licensed wildlife rehabilitation facility and a registered charity. 
HoursTurtle Trauma Centre itself is not open to the public. Members of the public who find injured turtles can call KTTC at 705-741-5000 or they can take injured turtles to Riverview Park and Zoo between 8 am-4 pm at the zoo office or find a zookeeper in a yellow truck. 
DatesAll year
Areas ServedPeterborough (County of)
EligibilityAges: 18 year(s) and up 
Volunteer wildlife assistants must be 18 years of age or older. Board members must be 18 years of age or older and have not claimed bankruptcy.
FeesMembership ; Donation - Income tax receipts can be issued ; None - No fees for turtle rehabilitation services
Other Details
Legal Status(51) Registered Charity
AccessibilityNot Accessible ; Washroom and turtle hospital are on second floor. Only main floor office is accessible.
Print MaterialPamphlet, kids education materials, calendar, T-shirts,