North East MSP Richard Baker will take up a new role with charity Age Scotland.
The 1.5 metre-long turtle was found at the St Cyrus Nature Reserve on Friday morning.
Alehousewells School in Aberdeenshire and Kirkhill School in Aberdeen were both badly damaged.
The damage is thought to be worth hundreds of thousands of pounds.
Abergeldie Castle, which dates back to the 16th century, is at risk of falling.
Visiting Inverurie, the First Minister set out what support was available.
Nicola Sturgeon will visit the area tomorrow to set out details of Scottish Government support.
The footage shows huge areas of water around Inverurie, Port Elphinstone and Kintore.
Police were called to the Dyce area of city in early hours of Friday and found the collapsed woman
Fire crews were called to Kinellar Primary just after 2am on New Year's Day.
Opposition parties call on ministers to set out how £5m of emergency funding will be spent.
James Evans, 19, appeared at Aberdeen Sheriff Court following the incident on Balnagask Wynd.
Families likened the experience to 'Noah's Ark' after a hotel gave flood victims a room overnight.
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and coastguard have mounted a major operation in Aberdeenshire.
Man who disappeared during a camping trip in the flood-hit region of Aberdeen is found.
Westminster set to debate calls for the billionaire businessman to be refused UK entry.
Judge tells Marion Stephen she endangered the life of the child and other road users.
SNP MSP Dennis Robertson made the controversial remarks during a debate on Tuesday.
The body of Sussex fast bowler Matt Hobden was discovered by police at a property near Inverness.
Members of the University and College Union balloted in favour of industrial action this week.