About the MHS

The Minnesota Herpetological Society (MHS) is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization open to anyone with an interest in amphibians and reptiles.

The purpose of the MHS is to:

  • Further the education of the membership and the general public in the care and captive propagation of reptiles and amphibians.
  • Educate the members and the general public on the ecological role of reptiles and amphibians.
  • Promote the study and conservation of reptiles and amphibians.

Click HERE for more info!

MHS Adoption Program

Do you have an animal that you are no longer able to care for? Please do not release it into the wild! The MHS Adoption Program is the largest amphibian and reptile adoption program in the state! To surrender an animal, or for more information, check out the Adoption Program's webpage. 

Join the MHS today!

Membership in the MHS has many benefits including:

  • Monthly meetings (open to the public). Click HERE for meeting dates
  • Monthly newsletter (Members ONLY)
  • Access to our herp library (books, magazines, and DVDs of presentations)
  • Volunteering at hands-on events such as the MN Renaissance Festival and State Fair
  • Rodent sales
  • Access to the Adoption Program

Click HERE for directions to the monthly meeting location or click HERE to join!

The monthly newsletter of the MHS is now available online to members! 

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The Midwest Herpetological Symposium

The 2014 symposium will be hosted by the Hoosier Herpetological Society Oct. 17th to 19th. Click HERE for more information about the symposium and its history.