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(MHS) is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization open to anyone with an interest in amphibians and reptiles.

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Upcoming Events

Sep
8
Thu
4:00 pm September Adoptions Intake Day
September Adoptions Intake Day
Sep 8 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
You must pre-register before intake, please contact our Adoptions Intake Coordinator for more information at adoptions@mnherpsoc.org
Sep
13
Tue
6:00 pm September Board Meeting @ TBD
September Board Meeting @ TBD
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Please note special date
Oct
6
Thu
4:00 pm October Adoptions Intake Day
October Adoptions Intake Day
Oct 6 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
You must pre-register before intake, please contact our Adoptions Intake Coordinator for more information at adoptions@mnherpsoc.org

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    September Speaker – Richard Glor

    September Monthly Meeting Speaker – Dr. Richard Glor Bio: Rich Glor is a lifelong helper who developed his passion for reptiles and amphibians as a teenage volunteer at the Buffalo Zoo and later as a member of the Cornell University Herpetological Society. He earned his PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Washington University in […]

  • 2016 Holiday Banquet

    Date: Saturday December 3rd, 2016 Location: Cottage Grove, MN (address TBA) Speaker and Topic: TBA Additional Info.: The annual holiday banquet is just around the corner. The evening will feature a speaker and pot-luck style dining. Registration is required – registration will be posted soon.   

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    The Great Herp Extinction: What We Know (And What We Can Do) About the World’s Vanishing Herps

    October Speaker: Jeremy Hance is a freelance environmental journalist. Currently he is a senior correspondent with Monagabay and writes a blog on the Guardian entitled Radical Conservation. He has been covering wildlife conservation issues, including the rising tide of mass extinction, since 2007. In pursuit of his stories, Jeremy has traveled to nearly thirty countries […]

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    Herpetological Conservation International’s Project Pondo

    August Speaker: Chip Cochran of Herpetological Conservation International Bio: Chip Cochran is a PhD candidate in Dr. William K. Hayes lab at Loma Linda University where he is studying morphological, dietary, and venom composition differences among populations of southwestern speckled rattlesnakes (Crotalus pyrrhus). He received his BS from The University of Arizona in 2006 where […]

  • Midwest Herpetological Symposium 2016

    Where? The 2016 symposium will be September 30 to October 2 hosted by the Chicago Herpetological Society. Who should attend? EVERYONE! This is an annual weekend event for anyone interested in amphibians and reptiles. The main focus of every symposium is education, providing a wide array of speakers and topics. It is a chance for […]