In a collaborative effort with the St. Louis Zoo, Forest Parks Forever, the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, and Washington University, the movement, ecology and health of Three-toed and Ornate box turtle populations (Terrapene carolina triunguis and Terrapene ornata ornata) are being compared between Forest Park and Tyson Research Center, which represent urban and rural environments, respectively. We track 10 radio-tagged turtles in each location, record their GPS coordinates on a weekly basis, and analyze health and movement data. Additionally, our goal is to develop a meaningful outreach and education program to increase nature awareness in the St Louis community. To this end, a pilot visit was recently organized for fifth- and sixth-grade students from the eco club at South City Preparatory Academy, during which school pupils helped track the turtles in Forest Park. We plan to expand the involvement of schools over the coming months.