The British Herpetological Society

 

BHS LogoThe British Herpetological Society is one of the oldest and most prestigious Societies of its kind in the world. Founded in 1947 by Britain's leading herpetologists, the BHS still enjoys national learned status.

The Society's Herpetological Journal is ranked as one of the leading scientific publications devoted to herpetology. The Society actively supports Conservation, Research, Education and responsible Captive breeding.

 


MEMBERSHIP


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Join the British Herpetological Society

Join the British Herpetological Society

Our membership subscriptions give you instant online access to the latest issues of our publications and a range of other benefits.

Whether you are a conservationist, a scientist, a field naturalist, or if you are interested in reptile and amphibian husbandry, the Society has something to offer. 

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Join the Young Herpetologists

Join the Young Herpetologists

The Young Herpetologists (YH) is the junior section of the British Herpetological Society open to anyone from the age of 5 to 17 years.

Based on the platforms of sound conservation practice and regard for animal welfare, the YH is an ideal way to encourage today's new generation of young amphibian and reptile enthusiasts.

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PUBLICATIONS


The Herpetological Journal

The Society's prestigious quarterly scientific journal, ranked as one of the leading scientific publications devoted to herpetology.

The Herpetological Bulletin

Our quarterly publication focuses on natural history, captive breeding and husbandry, veterinary and behavioural articles.

The Natterjack

The members ebulletin covers all aspects of the society's activities and interests; whatever your herp-related interests, there will be something for you.

 


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ACTIVITIES


Conservation

Conservation

Working in partnership with UK initiatives to conserve our native herpetofauna.

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Captive Breeding

Captive Breeding

Promoting responsible captive breeding and maintenance of reptile and amphibian species and international captive breeding conservation initiatives.

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Education

Education

Educating to promote awareness, disseminate information and develop an understanding in the fields of Herpetology and Herpetoculture. 

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Research

Research

Supporting academic research by providing grants, scientific meetings and other research activities.

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