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Last updated January 1, 2014

Specialty Herpetological Societies


Arachnids and Invertebrates
National/International Herp Societies
National/International Herp Rescue Organizations



International Hylid (Treefrog) Society
William Brown
c/o Amphibian Conservation and Research Center
1423 Alabama St.
Lafayette, IN 47905 USA


Arachnids and Invertebrates

American Tarantula Society
P. O. Box 460942
Papillion, NE 68046

See Gordon Ramel's entomological website for links to state, national, and international entomological societies.



Association for the Conservation of Turtles & Tortoises
RD #4, Box 368
Sussex NJ 07461

Desert Tortoise Preserve Committee
POB 453
Ridgecrest CA 93555

Endangered Turtle Protection Foundation
POB 4617
Greenville DE 19807

Gopher Tortoise Council
Patricia Ashton
611 NW 79th Dr
Gainesville FL 32607

Marine Turtle Newsletter
Mercer University Dept of Biology
1400 Coleman Ave
Macon GA 31207

Mid-Atlantic Turtle & Tortoise Society (MATTS)

National Turtle & Tortoise Society
POB 66935
Phoenix AZ 85082-6935
(602) ASK-NTTS

Sea Turtle Preservation Society
POB 510988
Melbourne Beach FL 32951

Turtle Homes
P.O. Box 297
Merrick, NY 11566



Chameleon Information Network

Horned Lizard Conservation Society of Southern California
Lester Milroy
16377 Rancherias Road
Apple Valley CA 92307

Horned Lizard Conservation Society
POB 122
Austin TX 7876

International Gecko Society
Robin Russell
POB 370423
San Diego CA 92137-0423

Global Gecko Association
P.O. Box 739
Westview Station
Binghamton, NY 13905

Green Iguana Society (GIS)

International Iguana Society (IIS)

International Varanid Association (formerly N. Ohio Varanid Assn. (NOVA))
John Hogston, Editor
1740 Norfolk Ave #14
Saint Paul MN 55116
Phone: 651-699-9436

National Iguana Awareness Day (NIAD)

The Varanid Society
Hany Morsi
114-24 125th Street
South Ozone Park, NY 11420
Annual subscription: $20
Sadly, this society, too, seems to be having problems maintaining contact with subscribers/members. Apparently no newsletters have been forthcoming for some time.



European Garter Snake Society
Kirsten Knaup, Jochen Schr&oumlr, Editors
Pfaffenbergstr. 92
67663 Kaiserlautern, Germany
Phone: +49 631-3110630
Fax: +49 631 3110688
The EGSA's quarterly publication is written in English, with article summaries in Dutch and German.

International Venomous Snake Society
Thomas Marcellino
POB 4498
Apache Junction AZ 85278-4498

Southeastern Hot Herp Society (SHHS)
Chris Harper
71 Ridgeway Drive
Danielsville, Georgia 30633


National and International Societies

American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
Robert Karl Johnson, Secretary
Grice Marine Laboratory
University of Charleston
205 Fort Johnson Road
Charleston, SC 29412 U.S.A

International Herpetology Symposium, Inc.
POB 16444
Salt Lake City UT 84116-0444 USA

Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles (SSAR)
George R. Pisani
Division of Biological Sciences
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045-2106

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National/International Herp Rescue Organizations

National Reptile Foundation

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