Leatherback Sea Turtle
Turtle & Tortoise
May 2021 Issue
Meeting Date: May 8, 2021, starts at 7:00pm.
Guest speaker: Ralph Till will discuss some different techniques used by several different breeders
and how they have been successful.
Please update your email information with Ralph Till at firstname.lastname@example.org. We only use this
information for club business and it helps for club members to stay up to date on any last minutes
changes that may occur. It will also help ensure that you receive your electronic copy of our
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If you have any questions, please feel free to contact any of the officers listed below:
Elected & Appointed Officers
President - Ralph Till
Vice President – Mark Randall
Treasurer/Membership - Ralph Till
Secretary/Public Relations - Kim Illum
Newsletter Editor – Mark & Kim Illum
Facebook Coordinator – Ralph, Mark R & Kim
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I would like to thank Chris Lechowicz from the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation for his
presentation last month. I found it both informative and enlightening as to the status of turtle and
tortoises. The discussion afterwards is always interesting, and this was no exception.
We had a meeting of the TBTTS board last week (via zoom) to discuss anything club related. As a 501c3
organization, we look to assist local organizations that the board feels do the most for turtles and
tortoises. The list is