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.

American Artist and Illustrator William Stout Prehistoric Presentation on Thursday, Feb 15 at Eaton Canyon Nature Center

Posted on Feb. 12 2018 The SGV Chapter invites you to meet an exciting speaker on Thursday, February 15th. Come enjoy a prehistoric presentation by American artist and illustrator William Stout. Mr. Stout specializes in paleontological art, has worked in over thirty... Read more

39th Annual Los Angeles Environmental Education Fair (LAEEF) Saturday March 10

Posted on Feb. 12 2018 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

4th Annual LA Urban Nature Fest at the Natural History Museum March 17-18

Posted on Feb. 11 2018 SWHS members! Join us for Education Outreach at the LA Urban Nature Fest at the Natural History Museum. Discover LA's Wild Side! Saturday, March 17 and Sunday March 18 (9:30am-5:00pm, setup 7:00am). Just a friendly reminder your SWHS membership... Read more
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