The Southern Nevada Herpetological Society is one of the best clubs for reptile owners and enthusiasts In Nevada! Our members come from a wide range of experience and anyone interested in reptiles and amphibians are invited to join us. SNHS is open to anyone, reptile owner or not, and is dedicated to the education of its members, and the public, in reguards to the conservation, ecology, and captive care and breeding of reptiles and amphibians. The Society also takes an active role in legislative and environmental issues affecting these animals and their habitats.
We host a variety of events during the year, provide education programs, we have an awesome kids club (Jr. Herpers) so if your child loves reptiles check out one of our Jr. Herper Meetings. We host informative bi-monthly meetings often with a guest speaker addressing issues and concerns relevant to today's reptile owner. SNHS is a dedicated non-profit reptile rescue and adoption group with a tremendous success rate for recuperating sick animals and finding great homes for them working with other rescue groups in the area.
Feel free to join us and find out more about our organization.
General Meetings are held at the UNLV Coop, 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
February 7: Snakebite…The high cost of stupidity
Bryan Hamilton wildlife biologist from Great Basin National Park will discuss his recent snakebite and present some data and findings from his study on Great Basin rattlesnakes. A demonstration of handling techniques will be 7:30 pm at the UNLV Coop, 8050 Paradise Road Suite 100, Las Vegas, NV 89108 Bake Sale Raffle to follow meeting. Members see your newsletter for details.
April 4: “Herping the Arid Zone --- Arizona !” with Bill Love Enjoy the splendors of herping in one of the coolest states through the eyes of someone who lives and herps there. Bill has visited Arizona frequently since 1974, and moved there about 3 years ago. His explorations of the state, with an emphasis on the southern half, have let him encounter and photograph a huge number of the native species. C’mon out to get a taste of fieldherping to see where many of those dream herps live in the wild while sampling Bill’s enthusiasm for his favorite pastime since making the big move in 2011. This is a colorful PowerPoint slideshow teeming with great photography of exciting specimens and habitats. And the completion of the SNHS photo contest.
May 17-18: Las Vegas Reptile Expo Santa Fe Station Hotel & Casino 4949 N. Rancho Dr. Las Vegas, NV. 89130 www.getreptiles.com