Adoptions are closed for the 2013 year. They will re-open late spring as the turtles and tortoises awake from hibernation.
Sulcata tortoises remain open for adoption throughout the year but a heated house is required to adopt. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to adopt a sulcata tortoise.
Over on the Sulcata Station Yahoo Group, Joe offered up this great advice from personal experience on turning your sulcata poop into solid (black gold/castings) and liquid (tortoise tea) fertilizer. With his permission, below is a re-print of the advice he gave on the Sulcata Station Yahoo Group.
We've created a YouTube Playlist of some of the popular How To's. Please feel free to visit and suggest your favorite video! YouTube Vermicomposting Playlist by OC CTTC.
Also if you'd like a great read on the subject Joe recommended, "Worms Eat My Garbage" by Mary Appelhof.
Don't forget you if you purchase items through the CTTC club's Amazon link, the club gets a donation.
(Note: I've edited it a bit for ease of reading.)
What do we do with all those ever accumulating yet wonderfully versatile "sulcata cigars"? I know I'm not the only one who sometimes ponders how its even physically possible for it to appear that 5 lbs of sulcata food
Tomas Diagne, chair of TSA Africa and founder of the African Chelionian Institute, will be speaking about his work in Africa on helping to conserve the sulcata tortoise. A tortoise that here in the United States is quickly becoming a difficult problem for rescue groups such as ours.
This is being held at a private residence, so an RSVP is required to attend.
December 3, 2011
Private Residence - You must RSVP to attend.