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  • SWPARC | Southwest Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation
    at NMDGF Among his greatest achievements were his leadership to produce Amphibians and Reptiles of New Mexico which he co authored with William Degenhardt and Andrew Price 1996 ushering legislation on Regulation of Commercial Trade of Amphibians and Reptiles 19 35 10 2 NMAC N 31 October 2001 and publishing more than 80 articles reports and other scholarly works on many species of amphibians and reptiles He was recognized as Wildlife Professional of the Year multiple times received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Gila Natural History of the Gila Symposium and in 2013 Charlie was awarded the Alison Haskell Award for Excellence in Herpetofaunal Conservation by PARC Amphibians and reptiles were not the only beneficiaries of Charlie s energy He cared about people more than he cared about herps and encouraged numerous young students of herpetology to not give up and to follow their dreams Charlie connected people professionally as well as personally and was key in establishing connections among herpetologists within New Mexico and across the country He truly was the nexus of New Mexico Herpetology Charles W Painter is survived by his loving wife and partner in herpetology Lori King Painter his daughter Ashley Painter stepdaughter Kelly Senyé and all the friends that have been so lucky to revel in his energy We will profoundly miss him We count ourselves lucky to now bask in our memories of Charles W Painter A memorial grant is in development with details forthcoming for which donations will be accepted to continue Charlie s legacy in supporting students pursuing their passion in Herpetology Comments Off on In Memoriam Charles Charlie W Painter 1949 2015 Posted in Announcements PARC to launch Habitat in Focus campaign Posted on February 24 2015 Comments Off on PARC to launch Habitat in Focus campaign On the first day of Spring March 20 2015 PARC will be launching its new long term conservation campaign Habitat in Focus The Habitat in Focus campaign is an entirely new approach to PARC outreach that concentrates on identifying creating managing and restoring high quality habitat for herpetofauna Here is a sample of some of the diverse products and outreach efforts planned for this campaign Highlights of habitat management successes and tips to benefit herpetofauna Electronic versions of regional Habitat Management Guidelines HMGs to be made available which will allow for more widespread distribution of this valuable guidance for improving habitat for amphibians and reptiles Help for herpetofaunal habitat Several PARC regions have produced guides for making an amphibian and reptile friendly backyard We will be working with Partners to develop guidance for various habitat certification and incentive programs to increase benefits for herpetofauna Habitat restoration training workshops Multiple wetland restoration training workshops coordinated through the Amphibian and Reptile Conservancy are planned for 2015 And this is where YOU come in we want to promote the great work YOU RE doing to help inspire others We invite you to share your stories of habitat restoration land acquisition and conservation projects as well

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  • About | SWPARC
    some of North America s most threatened and rare frog species The Southwest faces a number of conservation challenges including ongoing drought and water resource consumption habitat destruction and the introduction of crayfish bullfrogs and non native fish into amphibian and reptile habitat the organizational structure of SWPARC SWPARC is managed by two co chair positions each serving a staggered two year term The co chairs are responsible for representing SWPARC to national PARC and chairing the Steering Committee SWPARC Chairs Kim Lovich San Diego ZOO Global klovich sandiegozoo org Michelle Christman US Fish Wildlife Service michelle christman fws gov SWPARC Steering Committee The Steering Committee assists co chairs with strategic planning and communicating with working groups The Steering Committee is composed of members representing various partners state and federal agencies academia and other organizations The Steering Committee members are elected during our annual meetings The current Steering Committee members in alphabetical order are Brian Aucone Colorado baucone denverzoo org Eric Dugan California eric dugan dbsbio com Clint Henke Colorado chenke eroresources com Tom Giermakowski New Mexico tomas unm edu Ian Jessup Colorado coloradoparc gmail com Cristina Jones Arizona cjones azgfd gov Jason Jones Nevada jljones ndow org Rob Lovich

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  • Contact | SWPARC
    our annual meetings The current Steering Committee members in alphabetical order are Brian Aucone Colorado baucone denverzoo org Eric Dugan California eric dugan dbsbio com Clint Henke Colorado chenke eroresources com Tom Giermakowski New Mexico tomas unm edu Ian Jessup Colorado coloradoparc gmail com Cristina Jones Arizona cjones azgfd gov Jason Jones Nevada jljones ndow org Rob Lovich California robert lovich navy mil Esther Nelson New Mexico einelson fs fed us ML Robinson Nevada robinsonm unce unr edu Kary Schlick California kschlick fs fed us Website If you have questions or comments concerning the Southwest PARC website please email Tom Giermakowski The Museum of Southwestern Biology at The University of New Mexico is supporting this site as part of its contribution to PARC 2 responses to Contact Maggie Fusari April 24 2013 at 8 17 am Log in to Reply How do I register for the July Parc meeting in Albuquerque admin May 21 2013 at 11 31 am Log in to Reply Registration is finally up Please see the main page for the link Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment Search for Recent Posts SWPARC workshops at JMIH meeting in Reno

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  • Join | SWPARC
    annual meeting joining a working group add your email to our list send details to swparc gmail com Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment Search for Recent Posts SWPARC workshops at JMIH meeting in Reno NV SWPARC Symposia at the 2015 ASIH meeting In Memoriam Charles Charlie W Painter 1949 2015 PARC to launch Habitat in Focus campaign 2015 SWPARC meeting in

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  • Meetings | SWPARC
    This meeting preceded the 2013 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists in Albuquerque 2013 SWPARC Program PDF file 2012 The 2012 annual meeting was held at the Embassy Suites in Las Vegas Nevada from October 23 to 25th 2012 SWPARC Program PDF file 2011 The 2011 annual meeting was held at the Univesity Park Marriott on the campus of the University of Arizona in Tucson Arizona The meeting run August 10th through 13th and was held back to back with the Current Research on Herpetofauna of the Sonoran Desert V CRHSD V meeting 2011 SWPARC Program PDF file 2010 Our annual meeting in 2010 was on the campus of Colorado State University in Ft Collins Colorado The meeting run August 5th and 6th and was followed by training on August 7th and 8th 2010 SWPARC Program PDF file 2009 The annual SWPARC meeting was held in St George Utah Sep 12 13 preceeded by Inventory and Monitoring training Sep 10 11 2009 SWPARC Program PDF file 2008 SWPARC held its second meeting jointly with Horned Lizard Conservation Society and Texas Herpetological Society in Austin Texas June 5 8 2008 SWPARC Program PDF file 2007 SWPARC held its first regional meeting

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  • 2013 Meeting | SWPARC
    of New Mexico main campus at the Lobo Room on the 3rd floor of the Student Union Building map here Parking For those of you who indicated a need for parking passes the passes will be available at check in either at residence halls or conference check in For residence halls the closest parking area is the lot by the UNM police station near the University of New Mexico Hospital For the meeting location the Student Union Building the nearest lot is Lot A just east of Stanford and Central Ave lot A on central campus map Metered parking spaces as well as hourly parking is available near Stanford and Central Ave as well Accommodations For those who reserved a room please check in at the Student Residence Center building building 89 on central campus maps The physical address for navigation purposes is 2700 Campus Blvd Albuquerque NM 87106 A Conference Guest Assistant will be checking you in and can be reached at 505 269 8215 Off campus housing options are many in Albuquerque We have secured a discounted rate for Hampton Inn at Carlisle and I 40 part of Hilton network at 69 00 per night To book contact Mr Joe Gallegos who can be reached at 505 837 9300 cell 505 944 5772 or via email joe gallegos hilton com Transportation Fortunately Albuquerque is fairly easy to get to and central to many people in the Southwest By air Albuquerque s main airport officially called Albuquerque International Sunport is served by the following airlines American Delta Frontier New Mexico Airlines Southwest United and US Airways by car Albuquerque s main crossroads locally known as the Big I are US Interstates 25 40 The main campus of The University of New Mexico is located just SE of this interchange

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  • 2014 meeting | SWPARC
    Shovel Nosed Snake Species Genetics Dustin Wood 9 20 9 40 Tucson Shovel Nosed Snake Conservation Janet Lynn 9 40 10 00 Herpetological Inventory at Naval Air Facility El Centro Kyle McCann 10 00 10 20 Tehachapi Slender Salamander Conservation Impacts Chris Evelyn 10 20 10 40 Break 10 40 11 00 Fire Effects on Herp Populations in So California Robert Fisher 11 00 11 20 Reintroduction Efforts for Mountain Yellow Legged Frog Frank Santana Adam Backlin 11 20 12 00 Working group discussion and break out session Kim Lovich opens session 12 00 1 30 Lunch On Your Own Restaurants Nearby Federal Agency Lunch with Jen Williams Location TBD State Agency Lunch with Priya Nanjappa Location TBD 1 30 3 10 Working group discussion and break out session Kim Lovich opens session 3 10 3 30 Break 3 30 4 30 Working group discussion and break out session Kim Lovich opens session 4 30 5 30 pm Poster Session 7 00 10 00 pm Auction and reception on Terrace at hotel June 11 Wednesday 8 30 8 40 Meeting greeting review Kim Lovich 8 40 9 00 NAHERP Citizen Science Program Brian Hinds 9 00 9 20 Distribution of Common Garter Snake Edward Ervin Clark Mahrdt 9 20 9 30 CA Dept of Fish and Wildlife Updates Laura Patterson 9 20 9 30 AZ Dept of Game and Fish Updates Tom Jones 9 40 10 00 Pacific Pond Turtle Headstart and Reintroduction Tommy Owens Chris Brown 10 00 10 20 Red Diamond Rattlesnake Habitat Use and Ecology Eric Dugan 10 20 10 40 Break 10 40 11 00 Long Term Trends with the Arroyo Toad at Camp Pendleton Sheryl Brehme 11 00 11 30 DOD PARC who what when why Rob Lovich 11 30 12 00 Habitat Management Guidelines Presentation Larry Jones 12 00 1 30 Lunch On Your Own Restaurants Nearby 1 30 3 00 Working group discussion and break out session Kim Lovich opens session 3 00 3 20 Break 3 20 4 30 Working Group Summaries and Meeting Review Kim Lovich Steering Committee 5 00 pm 10 00pm BBQ at USGS WERC walking distance June 12 Thursday 7 30 am morning meet up in hotel and field trips depart from hotel around 8 30am Adults Camp Pendleton boxed lunch included Kids Zoo day boxed lunch included 5 00 pm 8 00 pm Zoo dinner Vans and carpool vehicles to depart from the hotel at 4 30 arrive at zoo by 5 pm Dinner at Treetops 6 00pm Depart Zoo 8 30 pm June 13 Friday 6 30 am morning meet up and field trips from hotel Adults and kids Anza Borrego State Park boxed Lunch included Some to stay overnight others to return to hotel split groups Participant Information for the field trip to ABDSP June 13 and 14 June 14 Saturday Hotel departure others may have opted to camp stay in Anza Borrego etc Meeting Location Main sessions and evening events will be at Courtyard

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  • 2015 Meeting | SWPARC
    entire JMIH meeting full registration should be completed Symposium SWPARC is organizing an entire symposium during the 2015 ASIH meeting Conservation programs for reptiles and amphibians in the Southwest See http www dce k state edu conf jointmeeting symposia for more info Workshops SWPARC is hosting the following workshops on Monday July 20 2015 at the JMIH Annual Meeting Student Workshop Getting Started With Your Field Work 8 30 am 12 00 am break 10 00 10 30 am Permit application process Biosecurity protocols including useful tools and equipment IACUC and Animal handling animal care Species selection and potential conservation implications Field notes recommendations and best practices for recording your data and notes Venomous Reptiles Workshop Safety Practices and Myth Busting Instructors ML Robinson Jason L Jones and John Potash 1 30 pm 5 00 pm break 3 00 3 30 pm Safety equipment Safe handling techniques Correct identification of venomous reptile species in our region Myths facts and fiction First aid general overview and discussion of antivenin uses Please email klovich sandiegozoo org for more information Registration for workshop attendance will be through EventBrite and is coming shortly Search for Recent Posts SWPARC workshops at JMIH meeting in Reno

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