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Discussion on desert tortoises - Feb. 12

Posted 1/21/2015

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University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Nevada Naturalist Program presents Desert Tortoises: issues and solutions on February 12 at 7 p.m.

Join Jim Cornall, executive director, and Janina Little, adoption coordinator, Tortoise Group, at this free event as they discuss issues facing desert tortoises including: “backyard breeding;” why pet and wild desert tortoises don’t mix; and challenges facing tortoises that are introduced back into the wild.

The 2015 Lecture Series will be held at the Lifelong Learning Center located at 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nev. For more information, email or call Denise Parsons at 702-948-5906.

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