Mudpuppy Distribution in Pennsylvania

The Mid-Atlantic Center for Herpetology and Conservation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resource‚Äôs Wild Resource Conservation Program and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, is conducting a Mudpuppy distribution study in Pennsylvania. The Common Mudpuppy is regularly found by anglers, often caught accidentally on fishing hooks or in minnow traps. […]

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Mobile Mapper users update to services url

If you are using Mobile Mapper, please go to your “Services” settings tab, and update the “Configuration URL” to https://paherpsurvey.org/mobile from the original http://paherpsurvey.org/mobile This will eleminate the Error 3 that some people have been experiencing while trying to Sync Records.

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New & Improved Quad and Block Search

Greetings PARSers! We have rolled out a new and improved version of the Quad and Block Map Search that includes: Color-coded blocks and quads based on species count as well as multiple county search. The URL in the Search Dropdown has been updated to the new map, the old version will be deprecated. Be sure […]

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3rd Annual Photography Contest

Since the launch of PARS we have received thousands upon thousands of voucher photos, many of which are outstanding examples of wildlife photography. Among these, certain photos always stand out; either for outstanding clarity, composition, behavior of the subject, or other possible reasons. We would like to start showcasing the quality of our best photographers […]

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2nd Annual Photography Contest

Since the launch of PARS we have received thousands upon thousands of voucher photos, many of which are outstanding examples of wildlife photography. Among these, certain photos always stand out; either for outstanding clarity, composition, behavior of the subject, or other possible reasons. We would like to start showcasing the quality of our best photographers […]

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PARS 3rd ANNUAL MEETING

The third Annual PARS Membership Meeting is scheduled for March 25,2017 and will be held in Annville, PA. Featured speakers will include David McNaughton – Fort Indiantown Gap Office of Wildlife & Conservation, Nathan Nazdrowicz – University of Delaware, and Kurt Regester – Clarion University. Pre-registration is required. Members login to RSVP.

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#GivingTuesday

Help support Pennsylvania’s endangered and threatened reptile and amphibian species on #GivingTuesday. Donate to the conservation efforts of The Mid-Atlantic Center for Herpetology and Conservation (MACHAC) & The Pennsylvania Amphibian and Reptile Survey (PARS).     Or visit our Hellbender Project to learn more about how we are helping to preserve this wonderful species.   […]

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PARS PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

Since the launch of PARS we have received thousands upon thousands of voucher photos, many of which are outstanding examples of wildlife photography. Among these, certain photos stand out, whether it be for exceptional clarity, composition, behavior of the subject, or other reasons. We would like to start showcasing the quality of our best photographers […]

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