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.

Two herpetology experiences offered summer 2018

Posted on Feb. 03 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

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

Posted on Feb. 02 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

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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