2015 Meeting

2015 meeting is next month in Reno, NV!

General Info

The 2015 SWPARC meeting is held in conjunction with the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists meeting in Reno, Nevada (Jul 18-20).

To register:  http://www.dce.k-state.edu/conf/jointmeeting/registration

  • For folks attending just the one day PARC meeting the selection should be for the one day professional.
  • For those attending the entire JMIH meeting, full registration should be completed.


SWPARC is organizing an entire symposium during the 2015 ASIH meeting:

Conservation programs for reptiles and amphibians in the Southwest

See http://www.dce.k-state.edu/conf/jointmeeting/symposia for more info.


SWPARC is hosting the following workshops on Monday, July 20, 2015 at the JMIH Annual Meeting:

Student Workshop: Getting Started With Your Field Work

8:30 am-12:00 am (break 10:00-10:30 am)

  • Permit application process
  • Biosecurity protocols (including useful tools and equipment)
  • IACUC and Animal handling/animal care
  • Species selection and potential conservation implications
  • Field notes – recommendations and best practices for recording your data and notes

Venomous Reptiles Workshop: Safety Practices and Myth Busting

Instructors: ML Robinson, Jason L. Jones, and John Potash

1:30 pm – 5:00 pm (break 3:00-3:30 pm)

  • Safety equipment
  • Safe handling techniques
  • Correct identification of venomous reptile species in our region
  • Myths, facts and fiction
  • First aid – general overview and discussion of antivenin uses

Please email klovich@sandiegozoo.org for more information. Registration for workshop attendance will be through EventBrite and is coming shortly.