Southern Nevada
Herpetological Society
Welcome to the Southern Nevada Herpetological Society!

Please join us Friday April 3rd 2015 when our Guest speaker will be Dr. Brendan O'Connor. Brendan is the co-author of A Guide to Rattlesnakes of the United States ( A long time field naturalist, photographer, and herpetologist, Dr. O’Conner’s focus has always been revealing the mysteries of rattlesnakes by dedicated field observation. A champion for proper field observation, education, and responsible photograpy of herps, Dr. O'Connor has traveled all over in search of Crotalid snakes (new world pit vipers) to photograph them in-situ. He will be available for book signing and we will learn some great field photography tips.


Feel free to join us and find out more about our organization.

General Meetings are held at the UNLV Cooperative Extension Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road, Suite 100, Las Vegas, Nevada 89123 On the first Friday of every other month. 
located at the corner of Paradise Road and Windmill (Exit Windmill from the 215)
 Follow the sidewalk on the entrance gate side to the second building

As always, the success of any organization depends upon its members. If you are interested in a volunteer position and are a member of SNHS, please contact an SNHS Board Member 


14 March:  Jr Herpers Meeting, This is a members only event. Join today to receive the monthly newsletter with details on these meetings.
3 April: Dr. Brendon O'Conner Mysteries of Rattlesnakes with field herping photography tips 
1 May: Special Guest Speaker Ty Park - The Lizard King
5 June:  General Meeting with Phil Goss President of USARK 
6-7 June:  Las Vegas Reptile Show (
16 July:  Field Trip to San Diego Zoo- Behind the scenes tour of the reptile house. Members only and limited space, details in the member newsletter 
18-19 July:  Reptile Super Show San Diego Concourse ( 

Join SNHS today to recieve the monthly newsletter "The Rattler" full of more member only club activities, announcements, and reptile news. Email for a membership application.

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