Our Purpose

The Maine Herpetological Society was founded in 1992 to:

  • Promote responsible care of captive reptiles and amphibians
  • Educate members and the general public on all aspects of Herpetoculture.
  • Encourage conservation through captive breeding.
  • Participate in creating responsible regulation for the importation, possession, and breeding of reptiles and amphibians.
  • Share herp related information through the member written newsletter, monthly meetings and the MHS web site