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.

San Dimas Ho'olaule'a Festival June 9 and 10

Posted on Apr. 19 2018 SWHS members! Bring your herps and join us for a fun day of Education Outreach at the San Dimas Ho'olaule'a Festival. Enjoy continuous Polynesian music and dancing, many any fun booths with crafts, nature education, all to support the San Dimas... Read more

Two herpetology experiences offered summer 2018

Posted on Feb. 02 2018 Two herpetology experiences offered summer 2018: 1. Cal Poly Herpetology Course This 3-week course is open to college students. Prerequisite: college-level introductory biology. Students will earn 4 quarter units or 3 semester units (upper... Read more

Use SmileAmazon and help support the SWHS!

Posted on Feb. 01 2018 Buy at Amazon and Help SWHS! Great news! SWHS is now registered as one of the charitable organizations to whom shoppers can donate when they use SmileAmazon! Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable... Read more
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