Welcome to the CARCNET Website on the Amphibians and Reptiles of Canada
Our Mission Statement:
In recognition of the inherent value of all native amphibians and reptiles, the
Canadian Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Network (CARCNET)is devoted to conserving
Canada's native species of amphibians and reptiles, and their ecological and
evolutionary functions in perpetuity.
This Web Site:
Will tell you about our organization, how you can join, our annual meeting, and the
following information about reptiles and amphibians in Canada:
||Identification, distribution, natural history and conservation of Canada's
frogs, salamanders, lizards, turtles and snakes
||The species found in your province or anywhere else in Canada
||Research, monitoring and conservation of amphibians and reptiles and how you can
||A quiz to test your identification skills
Reptile and Amphibian Training Workshops
Learn about: biology and behaviour, identification of species and their habitat, survey
techniques. Visit the
Announcements page for more information.
2013, Year of the Snake
April species profile: prairie rattlesnake. Visit the
Announcements page for a poster with more information.
Volunteer Opportunity in Mauritius
The Mauritius Reptile Recovery Programme is looking for a volunteer starting in August, 2013.
For details, visit the Jobs & Opportunities page.
Call for Amphibian Articles
FrogLog is looking for articles for its upcoming edition. For more details, visit
the Announcements page.
Reptiles at Risk Internship
Laurentian University and Scales Nature Park have received funding through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund
for a one year internship. For details, visit the Jobs and Opportunities page.
Fall Edition of the Canadian Herpetologist
Find it here.