The Tortuga Gazette

The Tortuga Gazette is the oldest and longest running publication dedicated to disseminating educational information relating to the preservation, conservation, and humane treatment of chelonians. California Turtle & Tortoise Club first published The Tortuga Gazette [ISSN 1073-1334] in January 1965.


Subscribe to the Tortuga Gazette by becoming a Member of any CTTC Chapter.


Mary Anderson Cohen is the Editor of the Tortuga Gazette. Email the Editor with any editorial correspondence.

Guidelines for Authors

CTTC invites authors to submit articles on any topics relating to turtles and tortoises. Representative articles from past issues of The Tortuga Gazette may be accessed through the Chelonian Archives section of this web site. Authors are advised to contact the Editor for more information.

Blanding's turtle
Blanding's turtle. Photo by James Harding.