The mission of Ohio Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (OHPARC) is to conserve amphibians, reptiles, and their habitats as integral parts of Ohio’s ecosystem and culture through proactive and coordinated public/private partnerships.

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OHPARC members will be participating in the Arc of Appalachia's Return of the Snakes! event on Saturday, 10 June 2017 at Serpent Mound.  More information here.
OHPARC members are encouraged to attend the MWPARC meeting in Martinsville, Indiana on 18-20 August 2017.  Save-the-date flyer here.

The inaugural meeting of OHPARC occurred on 27 February 2017 at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.  Notes (including election results) and action items are here.
The Proposal to Form an Ohio Chapter of Partners in Amphibian & Reptile Conservation was submitted on 1 December 2016, approved by the Midwest Regional Working Group on 12 Dec and by the Joint National Steering Committee on 4 January 2017.

Notes from the OHPARC organizational meeting held on 24 October 2016 are available here.

Learn more about PARC and Midwest PARC.