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Midwest PARC



The MWPARC Conference is happening now! Stay tuned for post-conference updates.


Midwest Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (MW PARC) is a regional working group of Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC). Both the regional group (MW PARC) and national group (PARC) are dedicated to the conservation of native herpetofauna (reptiles and amphibians) and their habitats. 


Want to learn about what we've been up to lately? Check out our quarterly newsletters!


The Midwest region includes: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

MW PARC's two co-chairs are Melissa Youngquist and Travis Kurtz. 

Eastern fence lizard by M. Youngquist


Help support future MW PARC members, events, and research with amphibians & reptiles in our region! You can donate directly to MW PARC with this PayPal button.



Your message will be sent to our regional email address (PARCMidwest@gmail.com)

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