The Gopher Tortoise Council has officially adopted April 10th as Gopher Tortoise Day in Florida. It is a day set aside to raise public awareness about these incredible tortoises.
Two Egg TV celebrates with our new story on the history of gopher tortoises in Jackson and Washington Counties, Florida. Just click play to watch:
If you would like to learn even more about gopher tortoises, please consider this nicely produced story from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). Just click play to watch:
Here are some links for additional information, including coloring sheets and activity books for kids:
- Florida Gopher Tortoise Day
- Learn more about managing gopher tortoises
- Gopher Tortoise Council
- Color a Gopher!! (Coloring sheet for kids)
- Activities Book for Kids
- More information about gophers for landowners, builders and residents.