Are you a middle-, high-, or elementary-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! Click here for more information.
If you’re addicted to Amazon, we’ve got another way to help NCHS while you shop this holiday season! Follow the link above and set up the North Carolina Herpetological Society, Inc as your non-profit and Amazon will donate a portion of eligible sales to us.
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 →