Wisconsin is home to over 55 species of reptiles and amphibians, and greater than half are species of greatest conservation need. Come learn about the fascinating life histories of these animals, their importance to healthy ecosystems, the threats they face, and what you can do to help them.
Free and open to the public!
This is a downtown location, so you may park on the street where ever you can find it; meters will not be enforced at this time of day. Alternatively, you may park in the ramp right across the street from the 333 W. Main St. entrance. Bring your ticket inside to have it validated after the program for free parking.
About Jeff Lorch
Jeff is a Microbiologist at the US Geological Survey's National Wildlife Health Center in Madison. He earned a PhD in Molecular and Environmental Toxicology and two B.S. in Wildlife Ecology and Bacteriology, all from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He specializes in microbiology, emerging infectious diseases, fungal taxonomy and herpetology. He studies everything from snakes to bats, soil to amphibians.
Cover photo by Dave Huth, Flickr Creative Commons