MATTS created a box turtle habitat for Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary for their exhibit  "Disappearing Gems of  the Forest," which helps raise awareness of societal factors that have contributed to box turtle population decline. For more info, see this article link

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The Mid-Atlantic Turtle & Tortoise Society, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting the responsible herpetoculture of turtles and tortoises, promoting and supporting the study of chelonian natural history and conserving Mid-Atlantic chelonian species and habitat.

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Mid-Atlantic Turtle & Tortoise Society


.Dedicated to the conservation and care of turtles and tortoises.