The New York Turtle and Tortoise Society announces

Seminar 2002

Saturday, January 5, 9:00 A.M.–5:00 P.M.

The Linder Theater
American Museum of Natural History,
Central Park West and 81st Street, New York City


Patrick J. Baker
Graduate Degree Program, Department of Zoology, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
“Physiological Adaptations of Overwintering Hatchling Turtles in Northern Environments”

John L. Behler
Curator of Herpetology, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York
“Conservation of Radiated and Spider Tortoises at the Cap Ste. Marie Preserve, Madagascar”

David S. Lee
Director, Tortoise Reserve; Curator of Birds, North Carolina Museum of Natural History
“The Tortoise Reserve, an Overview of Our First Decade of Turtle Conservation Efforts”

Peter C. H. Pritchard
Chelonia Institute, Oviedo Florida
“Giant Tortoises—New Hope, New Challenges”

We are very pleased to hold Seminar 2002 at the American Museum of Natural History.  On Manhattan’s Upper West Side, easily accessible by public transportation, the Museum has been the site of our regular monthly meetings for nearly 20 years.  Its newly renovated parking garage is also now available.  Visit the Museum’s Web site at

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