Midwest PARC

A redbacked salamander. Image by M. Youngquist


Interested in leadership opportunities through MW PARC? Consider joining the Advisory Board or serving as junior Co-Chair! More details about 2023 elections here!

Check out our special edition of the newsletter! It's the November - Conference Edition!

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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.



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