Less turtle traffic - outreach report from Supercrawl!

Restore Cootes' founder Randy Kay tabling at Supercrawl

Our table inside the dry and warm confines of Evergreen's Collaboration Station


Once we packed up, steps away we caught some Pup at Supercrawl

Thanks to the wonderful staff and volunteers at the Evergreen (Hamilton) Collaboration Station at 294 James Street North we had a great time tabling and meeting people from Hamilton and beyond here for the annual Supercrawl.

22 people kindly filled-out our Pledge to avoid driving on Cootes Drive in order to give the area turtles a fighting chance at surviving; having a four lane, 80km/h divided highway running directly through prime turtle habitat in the protected Cootes Paradise nature sanctuary has got several species of turtles close to extirpation. It's a terrible place for a road, and daily death for wildlife is a reality as a result.

Shout out to Evergreen staff Jay and Allison and the many volunteers for being such generous hosts to so many great community initiatives. It's a lot of work, so thank you for staying start to finish for us!

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