Public Education (Newcombville Elementary School, June 2005) - Student researchers from the Blanding’s turtle Recovery Team give school presentations throughout southwest Nova Scotia every year to teach youth about Species At Risk and Blanding’s turtle in particular, with a focus on how to recognize the turtle, why it is important, and what youth can do to help. In this photo (above), Erica Newton is talking about SAR around the world to a group of elementary school students in Newcombville, NS.