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.

Placerita Canyon Nature Center Open House - Saturday May 13

Posted on Apr. 12 2017 Placerita Canyon Nature Center Open House - Saturday May 13 SWHS members! Bring your herps and join us for a fun day of outreach. Please contact us at [email protected] to sign up and let us know which animals you are bringing. This is an indoor... Read more

Spring Awakening Festival at Eaton Canyon Nature Center - May 20 and 21

Posted on Apr. 05 2017 SWHS members! Bring your local herps for Spring Awakening! This is an outdoor event under canopies. Please contact SGV President John Saint John [email protected] if you'd like to sign up. Please let him know which day(s) you'd like to... Read more

Fund raiser for animal rescues- Scales and Tales Finding Forever Homes Benefit Anthology

Posted on Mar. 21 2017 ALL proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to animal rescues. Half will go directly to the SWHS Adoption and Rescue Program! This anthology was created solely as a fundraiser for rescues, and all of the stories in the collection are... Read more
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