East Texas Herpetological Society

East Texas Herpetological Society


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ETHS is dedicated to the education of its members and the general public about the natural history, ecology, husbandry, conservation, proper care and treatment of reptiles and amphibians.

The ETHS is a nonprofit corporation operating under charter in the State of Texas subject to the rules and regulations of IRS 501(c)(3).

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April 2017

ETHS Spring Field Survey

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - April 30 @ 5:00 pm
Gus Engeling WMA,
16149 North US Hwy 287 Tennessee Colony, 75861 United States
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SPRING FIELD MEET AND CAMPING TRIP APRIL 28,29,30 The East Texas Herpetological Society is gearing up for our annual spring field meet/camping trip. This year we will visit one of the best all around herping destinations in East Texas on the Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area. The GEWMA is home to a large variety of wildlife including several spieces of herps. Located on 10,000 plus acres of land the GEWMA will allow us endless habitat to search for herps of…

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March 2017
free to ETHS members

Crocodile Encounter

March 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Crocodile Encounter,
23231 County Road 48, Angleton, tx
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Next ETHS meeting will be at Crocodile Encounter! SAVE THE DATE: Saturday March 25 at 4:00pm. RSVP at ethsmedia@gmail.com, ETHS members only. Become a member HERE. Crocodile Encounter 23231 County Road 48, Angleton, TX 77515, USA http://www.crocodileencounter.com/

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December 20162016

“Behind the Scenes Tour”

December 3, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Houston Zoo,
6200 Hermann Park Drive Houston, TX 77030 United States
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Ever wonder how Houston Zoo keepers respond to venomous snake bites? How reptiles are cared for after hours? See exclusive reptiles that are not yet on display? Spend a free afternoon at the Houston Zoo and get a behind the scenes tour of the reptile department!RSVP at ethsmedia@gmail.com. ETHS members are invited to Houston Zoo behind the scenes tour Saturday December 3rd 1pm – 3pm. Until 5pm you can roam around the rest of the zoo for free! At 6pm…

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September 2016

ETHS 26th annual reptile expo and conference September 30-October 2, 2016 Reptiles and amphibians available for sale on Sunday only

September 30, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - October 2, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Brookhollow Crowne Plaza ,
12801 Northwest Freeway Houston, TX United States
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Everything “expo” can be found here  

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July 2016

Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections

July 30, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences,
3380 University Drive East room 128 College Station, TX 77845 United States
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Please join The East Texas Herpetological Society for a guided tour of one of the finest natural history collections in the state of Texas.  We will have a guided tour to begin @ 1:30 by one of the most diverse naturalist in the state of Texas, Toby Hibbitts.  Our guided tour will last about an hour and will leave ample time to explore this facility.  The biodiversity will not be limited to herps its filled with insects, parasites, mammals, birds,…

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May 2016

“Nature’s Finest Carpentry: The North American wood turtle”-Jordan Gray

May 20, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

“Nature’s Finest Carpentry: The North American wood turtle” Featuring natural history, conservation and husbandry The North American wood turtle Glyptemys insculpta is one of the most beloved of turtles. Known for its rugged beauty and intelligence, the wood turtle continues to captivate researchers, conservationists and hobbyists alike. Once very common in cool, clear streams and rivers of northeastern North America, the wood turtle is now imperiled throughout much of its range. From an early age biologist Jordan Gray was one…

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March 2016

Crocodile Encounters

March 5, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Crocodile Encounter,
23231 County Road 48, Angleton, tx
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Please join us for this unique members only event as we get up close and personal with a private tour of the crocodile capitol of Texas.

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January 2016

“In Search of Reptiles and Amphibians in India”

January 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
houston zoo-brown educational building

Chris Bednarski  invites all members and non-members to the Brown Educational Building  as he shares some out of country experiences and gives us some insight on what its like to pursue reptiles and amphibians in India.

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January 7, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Crocodile Encounter,
23231 County Road 48, Angleton, tx
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Please join us for this unique members only event as we get up close and personal with a private tour of the crocodile capitol of Texas.  

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November 20152015

Behind The Scenes Tour @ The Houston Zoo Reptile Room

November 21, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Houston Zoo,
6200 Hermann Park Drive Houston, TX 77030 United States
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Our yearly behind the scenes tour is right around the corner, please RSVP for tickets to this great event by using the email below. jessica-eths@hotmail.com

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