1. Up to 12 combined Painted and Box Turtles and their progeny may be held in captivity for noncommercial purposes. They may not be sold, only gifted.
2. Possession of Snapping Turtles, alive or dead, is unlimited.
3. All non-native tropical and sub-tropical species in the families: Carettochelyidae (New Guinea softshell turtles), Dermatemydidae (Central American river turtles), Kinosternidae (mud and musk turtles), Testudinidae (tortoises), Trionychidae (soft-shelled turtles), and Red Ear Sliders are unregulated meaning they may be imported, sold, bartered, traded, transferred, possessed, propagated, and transported
4. An importation permit is required for all other species.
TAKING FROM THE WILD
1. Up to 4 each Painted and Box Turtles may be taken annually with a maximum possession of 12. All other native species are protected. These turtles may not be released back into the wild if they have been in contact with other reptiles and in no case, more than 10 miles from where they were collected.
2. Snapping Turtles may be taken April 1 through October 31 in unlimited numbers with a current Fishing or Small Game license.
1. A Commercial Wildlife Park License is required for commercial use of wildlife including: buying, selling, propagating, brokering or trading of lawfully acquired captive wildlife or exhibiting wildlife for educational or promotional purposes.