The Minnesota Herpetological Society (MHS) is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization open to anyone with an interest in amphibians and reptiles. The purpose of the MHS is to:

  • Further the education of the membership and the general public in the care and captive propagation of reptiles and amphibians.
  • Educate the members and the general public on the ecological role of reptiles and amphibians.
  • Promote the study and conservation of reptiles and amphibians.

To achieve these goals, the MHS:

  • holds regular monthly meetings. Click here for the calendar or here for more information on what goes on there.
    • A general meeting is held the first Friday of every month (unless there is a holiday conflict) at 6:30pm in room 335 of Borlaug Hall on the University of Minnesota, St. Paul campus (1991 Upper Buford Circle, Saint Paul, MN 55108). Everyone is welcome to attend.
  • publishes a newsletter
  • educates the public about herpetology, amphibians, and reptiles by:
  • awards grants in herpetological conservation and research
  • maintains an active forum
  • publishes this website

Click here for MHS general policies and bylaws.

How can I participate in MHS activities?