TurtleZone is a website designed to help raise awareness of the diversity of turtle species we have in Massachusetts, raise awareness about the plight of endangered turtles, and educate its visitors specifically about the turtles in Berkshire County.
Turtles of Massachusetts
Massachusetts has ten native freshwater turtles and tortoises, and seven of these are listed under the Massachusetts Endangered Species Act (MESA). In addition, Massachusetts has one widely distributed, introduced (non-native) species.
Most Common Turtles Found in the Berkshires