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Submit your design for the 2024 MWPARC logo contest!

Our joint conference with the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles (SSAR) is almost here! More than 200 people have registered to present their research about amphibians and reptiles!

The
SSAR/PARC conference runs from 27 - 30th June at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
It's not too late to register to attend!

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Schedule at a Glance 
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PARC and MWPARC Events
Saturday June 29th
Student Social. 6 - 7:30 PM. 
Location: Michigan League Ballroom
How are your herp trivia skills? Join us at this social and put them to the test!
Sunday June 30th
PARC Super Keynote: Dr. Earyn McGee.  9:15 - 10:00 AM
Title: #Findthatlizard: ecology, science outreach, and supporting underrepresented groups in herpetology and natural resources.
https://earynmcgee.com/
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Symposia
Climate Change: Past, Present and Future.
10:30 AM
Location: Rackham Auditorium


Urban Herps: Adapting and Thriving. 1:30 PM
Location: Vandenburg Theater
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Scale Up Your Career Workshop. 3 - 5:00 PM.
Location: Michigan League Ballroom

Are you interested in a career working with herps, but need some help getting there? This workshop will discuss some of the idosyncrasies of hiring in government, non-profit, and or academic fields. Workshop registrants should bring a draft of their resume, curriculum vitae, and or cover letter to work on at the workshop.
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Submit your logo design for 2024!
 

The winning entry will be printed on conference merchandise and the designer will be awarded $150! Contestants must be at least 13 years old to enter the contest. The use of AI is in submissions is not permitted.

Entries must include

  1. “Midwest PARC” text in the design.

  2. Image(s) of amphibians and/or reptiles native to the midwestern United States.

  3. A simple design that looks pleasing when printed small (e.g., sticker) or large (e.g., t-shirt).

 

Entries are due May 24, 2024. Submit your entry here: https://forms.gle/V4gdUU2HjxEatqP18 

 

The winner will grant MWPARC exclusive rights to use the artwork 

on conference materials, t-shirts, or for other fundraising purposes.

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Thanks to Leslie Gittemeier for taking this group photo of the 2023 MWPARC Conference in-person attendees! The 2023 conference took place at the Touch of Nature Center in Illinois.

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