• North Carolina Partners in Amphibian & Reptile Conservation

Eastern Painted Turtle – © Kimberly Burge

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Want to attend an educational event or meeting? Visit our calendar to see events for the upcoming year and we will announce events happening soon here.

Festival for the Eno River

July 1, 10:00am – 6:00pm

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Festival for the Eno River

July 4, 10:00am – 6:00pm

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E&O Working Group Meeting

August 7, 1:00pm – 4:00pm

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We welcome everyone with an interest in herpetofauna, in conservation, in nature, or in all these combined to join our ranks and help us make a difference for the persistence of healthy amphibian and reptile populations in our state. Become a partner in herp conservation today.

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noun   |   her·pe·tol·o·gy   |   \ˌhər-pə-ˈtä-lə-jē\

A branch of zoology dealing with reptiles and amphibians.
A “herp” is a reptile or amphibian.

The Policy, Regulation, and Trade working group discusses regulatory and policy issues that impact reptiles and amphibians in North Carolina and makes recommendations to appropriate agencies.
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The Education and Outreach working group publicizes the science our RIMM group learns, gets the word out about our herp regulations from the PR&T group, and fosters an appreciation for herps in North Carolina.
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The Research, Inventory, Monitoring, and Management working group seeks ways to improve data access and collaboration between those involved in herp conservation to improve herp monitoring in North Carolina.
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