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Midwest PARC

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The Outreach & Communications Task Team is holding elections this winter for our Newsletter Coordinator (2 folks) and OCTT Co-Lead (2 folks) positions! Interested? Read more here

Congrats to the newly elected Co-Chair and Advisory Board members! Check out our team here.

NEW: Best Management Practices: Crawfish Frogs!

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Our Vision

A Midwest region where all native amphibian and reptile species, and their habitats, are conserved and sustainably managed.

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Our Mission

To foster data-driven conservation of native amphibians, reptiles, and their habitats through inclusive outreach, research, networking, and collaboration at the regional level.

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.

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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.



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