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Our building is open to the public. We are following the Governor's advisory: People fully vaccinated against COVID-19 need not wear masks, while unvaccinated people are strongly encouraged to wear masks for their health and safety.

The Turtle Whisperer

Friday, July 29 at 11:00 a.m.

Long Pasture Director and Herpetologist Ian Ives introduces the turtles of Cape Cod. Come see living examples of species such as the rare Diamondback Terrapin, the domed Box Turtle, and the prehistoric looking Snapping Turtle. Also discover the diverse and threatened turtles of Asia, where virtually all species are heavily harvested for food and traditional medicinal trades, and learn about the conservation actions being taken to save the world's turtles - giving us hope for our slow moving friends!