Welcome to The Chicago Herp Society

News and Announcements

2019 Board

Congratulations to our 2019 board members! President: Rich Crowley; Vice President: Jessica Wadleigh; Treasurer: John Archer; Recording Secretary: Gail Oomens; Membership Secretary: Mike Dloogatch; Seargeant-at-Arms: Mike Scott; Media Secretary: Kim Klisiak; Members-at-Large: Dan Bavirsha, Tom Mikosz, Cindy Steinle and Sammy Velazquez

Upcoming Events

Next Speaker :


Daniel Keyler : Snakebite Envenoming in Sri Lanka: Polyspecific Antivenom Development click for more/less info

Events :

December 26th, 2018 - Our Pot Luck Christmas party will be held at our next general meeting.
April 13-14th, 2019 - Reptilefest returns to Northeastern Illinois University

Our Mission

To educate the general public about these frequently misunderstood animals, promote conservation of all wildlife, especially reptiles and amphibians, and to encourage cooperation between amateur and professional herpetologists toward a broader and deeper knowledge of this fascinating field.