|# Posted: 9 Aug 2013 06:44
Midwest Herpetological Symposium
Hosted by the Central Illinois Herpetological Society
August 30-September 1, 2013
East Peoria, IL @ Stoney Creek Inn
August 31 will be here before you know it. Register online today for the 2013 Midwest Herpetological Symposium and start planning your trip! Register three weeks prior to the symposium you will receive a free Midwest Herpetological Symposium T-Shirt. $75 covers all speakers and admission to sale, with the exception of the banquet which is an additional $20. If you are just interested in the sale admission is $5.
Dr. Robert Sprackland- Author of Giant Lizards. This book got many
people interested in herpetology, he is also the author of over 70 publications on herps.
Brian Barczyk: Trends in the Herp Industry
Ty Park: Care and Breeding of Cyclura and Ctenosaura
Dr. Mike Dreslik: Massasauga Conservation in Illinois. Mike did his PhD work on the massasaugas of Southern Illinois.
Jessi Krebs: Target Training Alligators for Medical Purposes. Jessi is the
Curator of Herpetology at Henry Dorley Zoo in Omaha.
Chawna Schutte: Ozark Hellbender release work at the St. Louis Zoo. Chawna works in the herp department and is responsible for the entire hellbender project.
Toren Hill: The Burmese Pythons of Southern, Florida. A CIHS member, Toren just returned working on his masters project with both the American crocodile and Burmese python.
Dr Travis Wilcoxen: Amphibian Development and Disease. Travis is the former President of CIHS and an Assistant Professor at Millikin University.
Bob Bavirsha: Catching Crocodilians in Northern Illinois. Bob is a long time
member of the Chicago Herpetological Society, he has been responsible for catching hundreds of released crocodilians.
Justin Michels: Herping in Southern, Illinois. Justin is one of the premier field herpers in the United States.
After Saturdays great list of speakers in the sale. If you are interested in selling tables are $30. Please contact me ASAP.
Later and Happy Frogging,