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Turtle and Tortoise Preservation Group (TTPG) Membership

“Conservation Through Captive Breeding”

Turtle and Tortoise Preservation Group (TTPG) is a membership supported non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The mission of the Turtle and Tortoise Preservation Group (TTPG) is to ensure survival of the world's turtles and tortoises through captive breeding. The TTPG supports the private ownership of chelonians and recognizes the substantial role that the private sector has played in the captive breeding and conservation of turtles and tortoises.

Membership Objectives

  • To educate the next generation of turtle enthusiasts about the dire issues facing turtles in nature
  • To create a network of people interested in the conservation of turtles and tortoises
  • To create a body of work that supports conservation through captive breeding and to share ideas on husbandry, breeding, incubation, and raising of healthy captive-produced offspring

Membership Benefits

  • The Batagur journal (free with membership)
  • The Batagur Monographs (early access to very limited print runs)
  • Discounted rate for the annual TTPG Conference on Captive Care and Breeding of Turtles
  • Access to husbandry and care information from other turtle hobbyists
  • Access to offspring from other private hobbyists
  • Becoming part of a worldwide network of turtle conservationists