Conservation

Many reptiles and amphibians are an important part of our local and global ecosystem which we are dedicated to protect and encourage others to appreciate. All of our education programs include different conservation topics, some of which you can learn more about below:

Amphibian Decline

Exotic Pet Trade

Habitat Loss

Promotion of conservation efforts by our volunteers are board members are just a few ways that we help our local ecosystem. We are also proud to partner with other local organizations to help support their efforts in ecosystem sustainability and preservation.


Check out our volunteer board members conservation efforts below:

Local Research

Vice President Hannah Caracalas has participated in field studies in southern Colorado working alongside professionals and other growing scientists to take population and behavior data on the Colorado Checkered Whiptail lizard (Aspidoscelis neotesselatus).

Rehabilitation

Our board President, Kate Boyd, is a provisionally licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator for reptiles and amphibians through the Northern Colorado Wildlife Center and has worked hard to bring wildlife rehabilitation back to Larimer county after 8 years of absence …starting with reptiles and amphibians!

Threatened Species

Volunteer and Foster Coordinator, Gaby Carbonell, worked with leather back sea turtles in South America making sure nest sites stayed undisturbed and helped ensure hatchlings made it to the water on their first journey to the ocean from their nest sites.