2017 IHS Junior Herpetologist Program

Mar 13, 2017
On the Web
by Editor in Chief

On the Web - Junior herpetologists are invited to apply to win an all-expenses paid trip to the 2017 International Herpetological Symposium in the beautiful Chiricahua Mountains in Rodeo, New Mexico from July 19-22, 2017.

The International Herpetological Society’s Junior Herpetologist Program was created by the IHS board and other passionate herpetologists and herpetoculturists around the country to help promote the fields of herpetology and herpetoculture to young people.

One winner in each age category will receive an all-expenses paid trip to the 2017 International Herpetological Symposium in the beautiful Chiricahua Mountains in Rodeo, New Mexico from July 19-22, 2017. This includes free registration for admission to all talks, free banquet, lots of field herping, and a free trip to the Chiricahua Desert Museum.

Three runners-up in each age category will receive free registration to the 2017 IHS meeting, free banquet, and free trip to the Chiricahua Desert Museum, and $200 towards travel expenses.

For this year’s Junior Herpetologist program there will be one winner and three runners-up chosen in each of three different age categories: Age 12-15, Age 16-18, and Age 19-22, based on the applicant’s age at the time of submission of materials. In the Age 12-15 and the Age 16-18 divisions, a parent or guardian will also receive airfare to accompany the travelling minor; IHS will also provide one free registration and one free banquet for the parent or guardian.

Click the big green arrow below to apply. The deadline for submission is March 15, 2017. The winners will be notified by May 1, 2017.

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