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.

Rande Gallant presents "An Introduction to the Southwestern Herpetologists Society" 7/13/17 at 7:45 pm in Thousand Oaks

Posted on Jul. 12 2017 Our own Rande Gallant will do a presentation for The Conejo Club on Thursday, July 13th at the Hillcrest Arts Center in Thousand Oaks entitled "An Introduction to the Southwestern Herpetologists Society". This presentation will cover how natural... Read more

SGV Chapter Summer Potluck 7-20-17

Posted on Jun. 25 2017 Join us for our Summer Potluck! Read more

SWHS supports amendment to Ordinance 16-1357 to exclude educational organizations

Posted on Mar. 30 2017 SWHS supports the upcoming amendment to Ordinance 16-1357 to exclude educational organizations. This amendment is important since as an educational organization, the SWHS should be exempted from laws that affect people and entities that abuse and... Read more
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