Fostering education for
          a sustainable future

PO Box 926
Cannington WA 6987
[email protected]


Australian Asssociation for Envrionmental Education


Please let us know if you see a turtle. All sightings help us to understand more about these wonderful creatures.

Click here to make an online sighting of a turtle on the Climate Watch website.

Call your closest Turtle Watch Environment Centre:

Cockburn Wetlands Education Centre
9417 8460

Canning River Eco
Education Centre
9461 7160

South East Regional Centre for Urban Landcare
9458 5664

Herdsman Lake
Wildlife Centre
9387 6079

Turtle Watch Participants

Turtle Watch is an AAEE WA project and includes a collaborative network of community partners and individuals who work to facilitate the conservation of Oblong Turtles.

Participating organisations and Individuals
Turtle Watch Coordinator: Amy Krupa
Convenor & Community Education: Dr Jennifer Pearson

Cockburn Wetlands Education Centre:
Wetlands Officer: Denise Crosbie

City of Cockburn:
Environment and Waste Education Officer: Claire Dunn

Canning River Eco Education Centre:
Education Officer: Hayley Bullimore

South East Regional Centre for Urban Landcare:
Education and Promotion Manager: Amy Krupa

Herdsman Lake Wildlife Centre:
Manager: Roger Harris

Oblong Turtle Collaborative Research Group:
Dr Catherine Baudains, Murdoch Uni
Dr Jane Chambers, Murdoch Uni
Dr Mirela Tulbure, Murdoch Uni
Caitlyn Bartholomaeus, Murdoch Uni (PhD candidate – oblong turtle research)

Vicky Hartill, City of Cockburn
Denise Crosbie, Cockburn Wetlands Education Centre
Dr Elaine Lewis, Turtle Watch Committee Member & School Teacher

Native ARC:

Turtle Oblonga Rescue and Rehabilitation Network:
Chair-Secretary: Ruth Haight
Treasurer: Dianne Hunter

Friends & Volunteer Groups:
Friends of Herdsman Lake
Canning River Regional Park Volunteers
Cockburn Wetlands Education Centre Volunteers
Friends of Yellagonga Regional Park

Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPaW):
Parks & Wildlife Manager: Renee Evans


Coolbinia PS
Bold Park Community School
Baldivis Children’s Forest
Scotch College
Excelsior PS
Rossmoyne PS
Chidlow PS

For further information please contact the Turtle Watch Coordinator.
We hope you enjoy learning about turtles and become champions for turtle conservation.