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Woodland Box Turtle. Photo by Greg Lipps.

A Unique Conservation Network

  • PARC includes all reptiles and amphibians
  • PARC is habitat focused
  • PARC includes all individuals, organizations, and agencies that have an interest in reptile and amphibian conservation
  • PARC focuses on endangered and threatened species and keeping common native species common

PARC is

  • A diverse group of like-minded citizens, professionals, and organizations
  • An open forum for discussing herpetofaunal conservation
  • A national and international conservation network
  • A resource for everyone who values herpetofauna and their habitats
  • Based on local, regional, and national efforts
  • An advocate of inclusive reptile and amphibian conservation

PARC is not

  • A competitor
  • A funding organization
  • A policy maker

Get Involved!

If you have an interest in the conservation of Ohio’s amphibians, reptiles, and their habitats, then we welcome you to join us.  OHPARC is open to everyone – from amateurs to professionals – with an interest in fulfilling PARC’s mission.

To stay up to date on OHPARC’s activities, join our mailing list .

About

Guidelines for the structure and operation of OHPARC were adopted on 5 April 2017 and are available here.

OHPARC is an all volunteer network led by two Co-Chairs and an Advisory Board.  Learn more about OHPARC’s leadership here.

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