The British Herpetological Society

Conservation Officer: Mrs Jan Clemons

The Conservation Officer liaises with key UK nature conservation organisations and advises Council accordingly. The Conservation Officer may also organise events and activities in support of UK herptile conservation and generally represents these interests on Council.

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Captive Breeding Committee Chair: Dr. Simon Townson

The activities and responsibilities of the Captive Breeding Committee Chair include the promotion of responsible animal keeping, helping  to co-ordinate breeding projects; publication and distribution of a series of information sheets, scientific articles and the rolling book programme (7 titles to date); assist with members queries and requests for advice and help from outside organizations and individuals, as far as possible; co-ordinate and manage the CBC small grants scheme for captive breeding / conservation project collaborations with members and outside institutions; provide advice when requested ( including written submissions) to government and other organizations, with regard to herpetology and legislation.

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Education Committee Chair: Kim Le Breuilly

The activities and responsibilites of the Education Committee Chair include organising meetings of the Education Commitee; promoting  the interests of and providing support for the Young Herpetologists (YH); dealing with queries from YH members and, together with other Council members,  promoting and facilitating education of the public  on herpetological matters.

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Research Committee Chair: Dr. Chris Gleed-Owen

The Research Committee Chair co-organises the annual Scientific Meeting in conjunction with Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (ARC). The Chair also oversees the Society's research grant program and contributes advice to Council on research oriented topics.

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