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 Show at the Eaton Canyon Nature Center - October 28-29

Posted on Aug. 27 2017 Saturday and Sunday October 28-29! The SWHS presents a fun and educational reptile show at the Eaton Canyon Nature Center www.ecnca.org/ Join us for some Herp Edu-tainment! Live animals on display, presentations, photo booth, raffle prizes,... Read more

P-22 Day and Urban Wildlife Festival, Sunday October 22 in Griffith Park

Posted on Aug. 27 2017 The SWHS will have a booth at the exciting P-22 Day and Urban Wildlife Festival! Last year was a blast. Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 11:00 am to 4:00 pm (Set up 9:30 am). This will be an outdoor event under a canopy. Please contact us at... Read more

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

Posted on Aug. 01 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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