Are you a high-schooler interested in all things herpetology? Do you love snakes, salamanders, frogs, turtles, and the like? Well, if you do, then we’d like to invite you to become a member of the NC Herpetological Society’s very own Youth Branch!
In December 2014, NCHS accepted a generous, low-interest loan to assist with the purchase of Lucy’s Bog in western North Carolina which is home to a critically important population of bog turtles. Click here to see the outcome of this fundraiser.
The North Carolina Herpetological Society was founded in 1978 by a small group of individuals with a mutual interest in North Carolina herpetology. Ray Ashton, then Director of Education at the North Carolina State Museum of Natural History (now North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences), is generally credited with being the Society’s “founding father.” The first North Carolina Herpetological Conference was held on 13 May 1978. Continue reading →
2015/2016 Grant Info
Apply online today! We award up to $1,000 per grant each year for herp related projects. 2015 grants have been awarded but we are taking submissions for 2016. Read more about the grant program. 2016 submissions are due by Oct. 1, 2015.