See you in San Diego!

Desert Tortoise

New page on desert tortoises added to our resources!

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Hotel booking extended

The cutoff date for the SWPARC booking rate ($169) has been extended to May 27th. Here’s the web link for booking reservations online with the group code:

–> Book your group rate: SD Zoo Global SWPARC >>

Frogwatch USA Training Seminar

Don’t forget about AZA FrogWatch USA Training Seminar at San Diego Zoo on Sunday, Jun 8th  at the Scripps Research Building – Click this link to register.

The Frogwatch USA workshop is a go!

Registration extended to 30th of May! 

Updated information on field trip to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park!

Go to the 2014 meeting page to see updated information on this field trip (June 13-14)…

Call for abstracts – 2014

We invite members of Southwest Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (SWPARC), and other interested parties to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations for the ?Annual SWPARC Meeting being held this year in San Diego California, USA, June 9-13, 2014.

See Call for abstracts


SWPARC meeting in San Diego, CA!


2014 Meeting in San Diego, CA!

We’re meeting in California this year! Mark your calendar for June 9-11 for the annual SWPARC meeting. Field trips follow on 12th and 13th of June.

Flat-tailed Horned Lizard (FTHL) Biomonitor Training

Biomonitor training (FTHL)

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USFWS Photo by Jim Rorabaugh

In 2011, SWPARC agreed to take over biomonitor training for the Flat-tailed Horned Lizard (FTHL), Phrynosoma mcallii in coordination with CDF&G and AZG&F, and the FTHL Interagency Coordinating Committee (ICC).

In 2014 FTHL Biomonitor Training will take place on 20-22 May

more details

Funds available for lizard conservation projects!

The Amphibian and Reptile Conservancy (ARC) is now accepting proposals to fund a lizard conservation project! If you are a student working on lizard conservation (research, management, education/outreach, etc.) check this out!
Please visit ARC’s website to read more about this request for proposals.
The deadline for proposal submission is November 30th! The $1,000 award is anticipated to be made in early 2014, pending panel and committee review and selection.