Our regular meetings are held the third Friday of each month, 7pm, at the North Museum (400 College Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603).

Upcoming events in 2020:

  • February 21st – 15 Year of the Lancaster Herpetological Society, a Retrospective
  • March 20th – Marbled Salamanders with David Hand

Speakers from 2020:

  • January 17th – Stories with Jesse Rothacker, Reptile Rescuer and Class Clown

Speakers from 2019:

  • Jan 18: Dave McNaughton – Wood turtles
  • Feb 15: Mitch Williams – Evolution of reptiles/prehistoric herps
  • Mar 15: Brandon Ruhe – Pennsylvania Amphibian and Reptile Survey
  • May 17: Mark Layton – Refreshing Mountain Wildlife Center
  • Jul 19: Zach Barton – King and Milk Snakes
  • Sep 20: Steve Enders – theTurtleRoom
  • Oct 18: Carter Farmer and Gregory Wier – Chytrid Fungus
  • Nov 15: Bob Ferguson – Amazon Herping

Speakers from 2018:

  • January 18th: Kin Recognition in Leopard Geckos by Patrick Walker
  • February 16th: Understanding Salamander Response To Climate Change by David Munoz
  • April 20th: Christina’s Reptile and Animal Sanctuary by Christina Obrecht
  • May 18th: Avid Herper in Urban Areas by Billy Brown
  • July 20th: Pituophis: The Other Colubrid
  • September 21st: Northern Copperhead Behavior with Andy Adams
  • October 19th: The Role of Nesting Ecology in The Conservation of The Common Snapping Turtle in Pennsylvania by Walter Meshaka

Speakers from 2017:

Speakers from 2016:

  • Friday, January 29, 2016, 7pm- Quest for the Pine Barrens Snake Sweep: A futile attempt to find and photograph every native snake that calls New Jersey’s Pinelands home, Manheim Township Public Library. ****FIFTH FRIDAY****
  • Friday, February 19, 2016, 7pm- Sand Boa Ecology, Husbandry, and Breeding with speaker Patrick Walker, at the Richard M. Nixon County Park, 5922 Nixon Drive, York, PA 17403.  Talk followed by a nature center behind-the-scenes tour.  
  • Friday, April 8, 2016, 7pm- Pinchot Park Herping Field Trip! 
  • Friday, May 20, 2016, 7pm- Art Through Chemistry with speakers Mark Sterlin and Mark Breen-Klein of Lucent Morphics Laboratory. Manheim Township Public Library.

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