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Desert Tortoise Week 2023

Desert Tortoise Week 2023

Event Information

  • Date & Time: Oct. 2 & 5-7, 2023. Individual activity times vary; check onsite for details or see event description below.
  • Location: Springs Preserve
  • Admission: Free for members or with paid general admission
  • RSVP: No reservations required.

In celebration of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Desert Tortoise Week, the Springs Preserve is partnering with the Clark County Desert Conservation Program for a week of activities and specialty programming centered around Nevada's state reptile, a.k.a. the iconic desert tortoise.

  • Join the Springs Preserve education team for tortoise-themed Toddler Time stories, crafts and activities for kids ages 5 and under, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 2; Thursday, Oct. 5; and Friday, Oct. 6
  • Drop-in to a demonstration lead by Springs Preserve zoologists
  • Enjoy tortoise craft activities

Can't make it to the Springs Preserve? Celebrate online and learn more about tortoises with these related videos:

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The Springs Preserve Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to supporting programs, projects and events at the Springs Preserve.