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Turtle Tuesday

Event information

Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-722-9301

Location: Isle a la Cache Museum


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A Blanding's in the water in its tank. Photo by Chad Merda

Event details

What is green and yellow, has a hard shell and looks awesome? The Blanding’s turtles of Isle a la Cache! Meet some of our ambassador turtles up close as a naturalist will bring one or two turtles from the exhibit tank out for closer viewing. Learn the story of their journey as an endangered species and all about Blanding’s turtles.

This is a drop-in program; come anytime between 2 and 3 p.m.

Event requirements

No registration required.

Isle a la Cache Museum is an accessible facility; outdoor activities may take place on uneven terrain. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.