Welcome to Southwestern Herpetologists Society

Enhance Education

One of our primary objectives is to enhance the education of members and the general public concerning the roles of amphibians and reptiles in the natural world.

Promote Conservation

To promote the conservation of reptiles and amphibians in particular, as well as all wildlife in general.

Provide Information

To provide information for the closer cooperation between amateur and professional herpetologists, that they may work together for the promotion of the science of herpetology.

LA Chapter Meeting 3-1-17

Posted on Feb. 24 2017 Next Wednesday, March 1st at 7:30 PM, please join us in welcoming Matt Dickson, as he shares with us many stories and great encounters he had during his time in Ecuador with the Tropical Biology class of California State University, Northridge,... Read more

LA Urban Nature Fest at the Natural History Museum - March 18 and Sunday March 19

Posted on Feb. 22 2017 SWHS members! Join us for Education Outreach at the LA Urban Nature Fest at the Natural History Museum. Saturday, March 18 and Sunday March 19 (9:30am-5:00pm, setup 7:00am): This is an outdoor event, underneath a canopy, set up in the NHM... Read more

Los Angeles Environmental Education Fair – Spring Into Green! Saturday, March 11th

Posted on Feb. 14 2017 SWHS members! We have our regular booth at the Los Angeles Environmental Education Fair (LAEEF) at the LA Arboretum this year. This is a great opportunity for Education Outreach and to share your love of herps with the public. Please let us know if... Read more
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