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.

SWHS Reptile and Amphibian Show at Eaton Canyon - November 10-11

Posted on Oct. 24 2018 SWHS members! Bring your herps and join us for our SWHS Reptile and Amphibian Show at Eaton Canyon! November 10-11 at the Eaton Canyon Nature Center - 1750 N Altadena Dr. Pasadena 91107 Saturday 10-4 pm (set up 9-10 am) Sunday 10-3 pm (set up... Read more

Creatures of Halloween at Eaton Canyon Nature Center Saturday October 27

Posted on Oct. 07 2018 SWHS members! Bring your herps and join us for a spooky evening of Halloween fun and education outreach! Saturday, October 27th Set up begins at 3 pm and orientation is at 4:45 pm - the show runs 5-9 pm (If and when you are cleared by our... Read more

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

Posted on Aug. 01 2018 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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