Midwest Herpetological Symposium

Hosted by the
Minnesota Herpetological Society

October 20, 21, and 22, 2017

Best Western Hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota

Confirmed Speakers

Whit Gibbons PhD —¬†Professor Emeritus of Ecology, University of Georgia
Their Blood Runs Cold: Adventures with Reptiles and Amphibians

Barney Oldfield DVM — Crotaphytus Photographer, Hesperus, Colorado
Crotaphytology – Barney can sign copies of his new book!

Matt Goode PhD¬†— Viper Institute; School Nat Resources and Environment, U of Arizona
Ecology and Conservation of King Cobras in India and Southeast Asia

Anne Stengle PhD Candidate¬†— University of Massachusetts
Shake Rattle and Roll, From Snake Fungal Disease to the Quabbin Rattlesnake Introduction

Dav Kaufman & Jeff LeClere — Field Herpetologists
Herpers, Herpers 2, and Herpers 3 DVDs

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 20
Icebreaker – Presentation by Dav Kaufman & Jeff LeClere

Saturday, October 21
Six speakers – Banquet/Keynote: Whit Gibbons – Auction

Sunday, October 22
Live Animal Show and Sale


Click here for the registration form!


Call the Best Western Bloomington Hotel at (952) 854-8200 for reservations.

Tell them you are requesting a room under the Midwest Herpetological Symposium room block to get a special rate of $125.00 per night, including hot breakfast.
Special rate available until October 1, 2017, so book early!

Contact Bruce Haig at symposium@mnherpsoc.org with any questions.