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  • Listserve
    FAQs Publications PARCAS Priority Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Areas PARC Annual Reports Habitat Management Guidelines Inventory and Monitoring Guide Brochures and Handouts Herp Articles News Events News PARC Disease Task Team Formed Meeting Events Calendar PARC Visionary Leader Award Alison Haskell Award 2014 Year of the Salamander 2013 Year of the Snake 2012 Year of the Lizard 2011 Year of the Turtle PARC 10 year Anniversary Habitat in Focus Resources PARCAS Priority Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Areas Job Listings Listserve DoD PARC Grants Links Habitat Tools Climate Change and Herps Relocation Reintroduction Translocation and Headstarting PARC Disease Task Team Support PARC Search Listserve Latest News from PARC Alison Haskell Award PARC Visionary Leader Award Haskell Award Winners 2013 Designated YEAR OF THE SNAKE Resources Job Information Meeting Event Calendar Email Listserve Research and Consultant Contacts Conservation Resources Amphibian Declines and Chytrid Bd Grant Information Links Email Listserves PARC operates a national mailing list to keep members and interested parties aware of ongoing events projects and information related to amphibian and reptile conservation If you would like to join this free listserve please follow this link to add your email to the list LOOKING FOR SOMETHING Resources Job Postings Email Listserve

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  • DoD PARC
    Haskell Award 2014 Year of the Salamander 2013 Year of the Snake 2012 Year of the Lizard 2011 Year of the Turtle PARC 10 year Anniversary Habitat in Focus Resources PARCAS Priority Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Areas Job Listings Listserve DoD PARC Grants Links Habitat Tools Climate Change and Herps Relocation Reintroduction Translocation and Headstarting PARC Disease Task Team Support PARC Search DoD PARC Featured Publications PARC Annual Reports PARC Inventory and Monitoring Guide Publications Wetland Related Publications Diamondback Terrapin Resources Latest News from PARC Alison Haskell Award PARC Visionary Leader Award Haskell Award Winners 2013 Designated YEAR OF THE SNAKE Resources Job Information Meeting Event Calendar Email Listserve Research and Consultant Contacts Conservation Resources Amphibian Declines and Chytrid Bd Grant Information Links DoD PARC Department of Defense DoD PARC Department of Defense PARC DoD PARC is a new partnership initiative that provides a network through which the military installation biologists natural resource managers and professional herpetologists can work together to avoid future mission restrictions while providing stewardship for threatened and endangered herpetofauna DoD PARC focuses on habitat and species management inventory research and monitoring and education outreach and training It provides a framework for the effective management of amphibians

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  • Grants
    few years Donna J Heinrich Environmental Education Grant The GTC environmental education grant was established to support educators and organizations committed to developing educational projects about the gopher tortoise and the fascinating world in which it lives The grant also honors Donna June Heinrich an environmental educator whose life was dedicated to conserving wildlife and their associated habitats For more information or to download an application please visit www gophertortoisecouncil org BACK TO TOP USDA Fish and Wildlife Habitat Improvement Grants WHIP The Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program WHIP is a voluntary program for conservation minded landowners who want to develop and improve wildlife habitat on agricultural land nonindustrial private forest land and Tribal land The Food Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 reauthorized WHIP as a voluntary approach to improving wildlife habitat in our Nation The Natural Resources Conservation Service administers WHIP to provide both technical assistance and financial assistance to establish and improve fish and wildlife habitat WHIP cost share agreements between NRCS and the participant generally last from one year after the last conservation practice is implemented but not more than 10 years from the date the agreement is signed More information about the grant can be found at http www nrcs usda gov programs whip BACK TO TOP US Fish and Wildlife Service Stewardship Grants The US FWS Private Stewardship Grants Program is a mechanism for private landowners to obtain funding for activities that benefit imperiled species For landowners who may have an interest in conservation actions for imperiled species but financially are unable to do so Things like prescribed burning stream habitat improvements to name a few come to mind CLICK HERE for more information More information about the grant can be found at http www fws gov endangered grants grant archive html BACK TO TOP Chicago Herpetological Society Grants The mission of the Chicago Herpetological Society is education conservation and the advancement of herpetology To further the mission the CHS provides grants of up to 1000 00 in the following categories Illinois Herpetology Graduate Student Research in Herpetology Undergraduate Research in Herpetology Conservation Captive Management Husbandry and Propagation Visit the Chicago Herpetological Society website for additional information BACK TO TOP The Western New York Herpetological Society Marvin Aures Bob Krantz Annual Herpetological Grant The Western New York Herpetological Society awards a grant every year the Marvin Aures Bob Krantz Annual Herpetological Grant The Marvin Aures Bob Krantz Herpetological Grant was established to support non profit herpetological especially chelonian related education and conservation efforts An award of up to 750 will be awarded in one of the following areas New York State Herpetology Student Research in Herpetology Conservation Captive Management Husbandry and Propagation Education More information about the grant can be found at http www wnyherpsociety org home BACK TO TOP Tucson Herpetological Society Charles H Lowe Jr Herpetology Research Fund The Charles H Lowe Herpetology Research Fund was established by the Tucson Herpetological Society THS to support research that contributes to the conservation of the

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  • Links
    and Reptiles United States Fish and Wildlife Service Wetland Values Environmental Protection Agency USGS Frog Quiz Test your knowledge of frog calls Reptile and Amphibian Ecology International Midwest Frog Calls and Video Links Reptile Conservation Atlas of Reptiles in Tennessee California Turtle and Tortoise Club Canadian Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Network Center for Amphibian and Reptile Coservation and Management Center for North American Herpetology Critter Crossings Linking Habitats Federal Highway Administration Gopher Tortoise Council Herp Digest Herpetological Conservation and Biology journal Lake Jackson Turtle Project FL National Biological Information Infrastructure Reptiles National Military Fish Wildlife Association Herpetology Working Group Project Bog Turtle The Ratsnake Foundation Reptile Information Network Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles Terrapin Institute Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter Turtle Survival Alliance United States Fish and Wildlife Service Wetland Values Environmental Protection Agency Wood Turtle Conservation Reptile and Amphibian Ecology International Herpetoculture California Turtle and Tortoise Club Kingsnake com United States Association of Reptile Keepers Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council thesnake org The Ratsnake Foundation Reptile Sites Reptile Expert Massachusetts Turtle Rescue Environmental Conservation Action Bioscience Audubon International Conservation Online Florida Natural Areas Inventory Kids for Saving Earth National Wildlife Federation Project SAVE Protect Your Waters Teaming with Wildlife The Last Noah s Ark Herpetological Journals Amphibia Reptilia Applied Herpetology Copeia Herpetological Review Herpetological Conservation and Biology Journal of Herpetology The Herpetological Journal Research Laboratories Ashton Biodiversity Research Preservation Institute Coastal Plains Institute Florida Integrated Science Center Joseph W Jones Ecological Research Center Savannah River Ecology Laboratory Pacific Southwest Research Station United States Forest Service Herp Atlases Alabama Herp Atlas Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative USGS National Amphibian Atlas Carolina Herp Atlas Colorado Herp Atlas Georgia Herp Atlas John Jensen Georgia Herp Atlas Nongame Program 116 Rum Creek Dr Forsyth GA 31029 USA Phone 912 994 1438 Massachusetts Turtle Atlas Massachusetts Herp Atlas Michigan Herp Atlas New Jersey Herp Atlas New York Amphibian and Reptile Atlas Nova Scotia Herp Atlas Ontario Herpetofaunal Summary Atlas Vermont Reptile and Amphibian Atlas Washington Herp Atlas Wisconsin Herp Atlas Missouri Herpetological Atlas Project Regional Herpetofaunal Resources Alabama Checklist of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Alabama Auburn Herpetological Society Arizona Arizona Herpetological Society Phoenix Herpetological Society Tucson Herpetological Society Reptiles and Amphibians of Arizona California Coastal Southern California Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians San Diego Herp Society Southwestern Herpetological Society Pasadena California Northern California Herpetological Society Colorado Reptiles and Amphibians of Colorado Colorado Herpetological Society Connecticut Connecticut Amphibians Florida Sawgrass Herpetological Society Pampano Beach Florida Jacksonville Herpetological Society Calusa Herpetological Society Southwest Florida The League of Florida Herpetological Societies Central Florida Herpetological Society Georgia SREL Reptiles and Amphibians South Carolina and Georgia Frog and Toad Calls of Georgia Southeast Hot Herp Society Georgia Idaho Idaho Herpetological Society Illinois Chicago Herpetological Society Indiana Hoosier Herpetological Society Iowa Iowa Herpetology Iowa Herpetological Society Kansas Kansas Herpetological Society Kansas City Herpetological Society Kentucky Kentuckian Herpetological Society Louisiana Louisiana Gulf Coast Herpetological Society Maine Maine Herpetological Society Maryland Massachusetts New England Herpetological Society Minnesota Reptiles

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  • Habitat Tools
    Resources PARCAS Priority Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Areas Job Listings Listserve DoD PARC Grants Links Habitat Tools Climate Change and Herps Relocation Reintroduction Translocation and Headstarting PARC Disease Task Team Support PARC Search Habitat Tools Featured Publications PARC Annual Reports PARC Inventory and Monitoring Guide Publications Wetland Related Publications Diamondback Terrapin Resources Latest News from PARC Alison Haskell Award PARC Visionary Leader Award Haskell Award Winners 2013 Designated YEAR OF THE SNAKE Resources Job Information Meeting Event Calendar Email Listserve Research and Consultant Contacts Conservation Resources Amphibian Declines and Chytrid Bd Grant Information Links Habitat Tools PARCAS Priority Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Areas Amphibians and reptiles are experiencing exceptional declines with habitat loss and fragmentation among the leading threats to both groups The Priority Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Area PARCA project is a PARC initiative to develop a network of focus areas designed specifically for the conservation of amphibians and reptiles Areas are nominated using scientific criteria and expert review drawing on the concepts of species rarity richness regional responsibility and landscape integrity Modeled partly after the Important Bird Areas program developed by BirdLife International PARCAs are intended to be coordinated nationally but implemented locally at the state or other regional scale PARCAs are a nonregulatory designation whose purpose is to raise public awareness and spark voluntary action by landowners and conservation partners to benefit amphibians and or reptiles PARCAs are not designed to compete with existing landscape biodiversity initiatives but to complement them providing an additional spatially explicit layer for conservation consideration Habitat Management Guidelines Habitat alteration fragmentation and loss collectively are considered to be the primary challenge in the conservation of amphibians and reptiles PARC has developed a series of regionally specific best management practices or Habitat Management Guidelines HMGs to provide proactive guidance for improving the compatibility

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  • Climate Change and Herps
    This is a product of the Amphibian Response to Climate Change Workshop held in Springbrook Australia 23 24 August 2009 Thanks to Dr Jean Marc Hero for convening the session and world amphibian experts to Dr Luke Shoo for leading the writing of the journal article Engineering a Future for Amphibians with Climate Change published in 2011 in Journal of Applied Ecology pdf HERE and to all workshop participants for their input and concern for worldwide amphibians facing the effects of climate change 2 Showcase of Herpetofaunal Climate Change Adaptation Management Tools available HERE This showcase is currently focusing on selected novel engineering solutions to maintain amphibian and reptile habitat conditions that might be altered by climate variation We will periodically add new examples Submissions may be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it 3 RRTH Relocation Reintroduction Translocation and Headstarting projects April 15 2011 version available HERE RRTH projects are being used as stop gap measures for rare species conservation relative to a variety of conservation concerns These approaches can have high costs in terms of money and mortality of precious rare animals hence lessons learned from ongoing efforts are important to convey This spreadsheet will be updated occasionally Please email This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it with your updates Worldwide projects can be added Many thanks to PARC s RRTH Task Team members JD Kloepfer and Tracey Tuberville for their hard work to initiate this effort 3 Climate vulnerability modeling for priority amphibian and reptiles in US States This is a project sponsored by the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies and funded by a USFWS Competitive State Wildlife Grant and is ongoing in collaboration with researchers at University

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  • Relocation, Reintroduction, Translocation, and Headstarting
    Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Areas Job Listings Listserve DoD PARC Grants Links Habitat Tools Climate Change and Herps Relocation Reintroduction Translocation and Headstarting PARC Disease Task Team Support PARC Search Relocation Reintroduction Translocation and Headstarting Featured Publications PARC Annual Reports PARC Inventory and Monitoring Guide Publications Wetland Related Publications Diamondback Terrapin Resources Latest News from PARC Alison Haskell Award PARC Visionary Leader Award Haskell Award Winners 2013 Designated YEAR OF THE SNAKE Resources Job Information Meeting Event Calendar Email Listserve Research and Consultant Contacts Conservation Resources Amphibian Declines and Chytrid Bd Grant Information Links Relocation Reintroduction Tranlocation and Headstarting RRTH Relocation Reintroduction Translocation and Headstarting RRTH projects are being used as stop gap measures for rare species conservation relative to a variety of conservation concerns These approaches can have high costs in terms of money and mortality of precious rare animals hence lessons learned from ongoing efforts are important to convey Our spreadsheet attached below is an initial compilation of projects for amphibians reptiles and turtles and will be updated occasionally Contact information is provided if you would like to ask specific questions about successes or failures to project leaders Please submit your spreadsheet additions and revisions to This email

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  • PARC Disease Task Team
    contribute to emergence Prior to becoming co chair of the National PARC Disease Task Team he was co chair of the Southeast PARC Disease Task Team for six years and led that group to producing over 20 outreach products Dr Gray has led workshops on designing surveillance studies for herpetofaunal pathogens best practices for sample collection and decontamination and necropsy procedures He also is Director of the Global Ranavirus Consortium and recently co edited the first book on ranaviruses Matt Allender Matt Allender is a zoo and wildlife veterinarian that graduated from the University of Illinois in 2004 with his DVM He went on to complete a MS investigating the health and disease of box turtles and massasauga rattlesnakes prior to completing a residency in Zoological Medicine at the University of Tennessee and Knoxville Zoo He then joined the faculty at the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois and jointly completed a PhD studying the Epidemiology of Ranavirus in Free ranging Chelonians He is the Director of Wildlife Epidemology Laboratory teaches performs research and provides clinical service for free ranging and captive wildlife Michael Adams Michael Adams is a Research Ecologist at the U S Geological Survey s Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center in Corvallis Oregon His research focuses on providing useful information related to amphibian conservation for resource management agencies Research topics including invasive species climate change grazing wetland mitigation forest management restoration and disease Mike is also the National Lead for the Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative and he serves as the USGS Representative on PARC s Federal Agency Steering Committee Michelle Christman Michelle Christman is a Fish and Wildlife Biologist with the New Mexico Ecological Services Field Office of the U S Fish and Wildlife Service in Albuquerque NM and is currently serving as a Co chair of Southwest PARC Michelle works on the conservation recovery and management of amphibians and reptiles in the southwest United States She is particularly interested in working with others through collaborative partnerships for conservation To this end she strives to facilitate effective partnerships such as the New Mexico Chiricahua Leopard Frog Conservation and Recovery Team Disease is a current and pressing threat facing amphibians and reptiles Michelle is interested in helping land and natural resource managers conserve amphibians and reptiles through relaying information raising awareness and finding solutions Jennifer Ballard Jennifer Ballard is a veterinarian with the U S Fish and Wildlife Service s Wildlife Health Office She is based out of the Natural Resource Program Center in Fort Collins Colorado Her responsibilities include providing technical assistance to National Wildlife Refuges in the western United States and representing the office on disease issues in reptiles and amphibians Jennifer s research interests include wildlife disease ecology and the effects of infectious disease on wildlife population stability She serves as the USFWS Alternate on PARC s Federal Agency Steering Committee James Lewis James Lewis is the Director of Conservation Programs for Global Wildlife Conservation and Director of Operations for

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