Virginia Herpetological Society
2017 Fall Meeting

Fall Meeting: November 4, 2017

Location: Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Headquarters, 7870 Villa Park Drive, Suite 400 Henrico, VA 23228

Time: 9AM to 5PM (There is no obligation to attend the entire meeting.)

Parking: There is plenty of parking right outside the building.

Meeting Cost: Free - * Registration is Required *

Lunch: On your own. There are many food choices in the area.

Dinner: At the conclusion of the meeting, everyone is invited to a nearby restaurant for food and socialization.

Events: Research presentations (View Schedule), research poster displays, photo contest, silent auction, VHS items for sale, exposure to Virginia’s herpetologists and a VHS business meeting.

Photo Contest: A $50 prize for 1st place and a $25 prize for second place will be awarded to photos of Virginia native without considerable photo alterations.

Auction: Please feel free to donate quality herp / wildlife related items for the silent and live auctions. These auctions help defray the cost of the meeting. You never know what you’ll see up for auction, so bring cash!

Updates: Be sure to check the VHS website and Facebook page frequently for any changes or updates.

Questions: If you are interested in giving an oral or poster presentation, please contact President Michael Salotti. At minimum, please provide a title, name of presenter, estimate of time needed and preferred time of day.


Virginia is home to 28 species of frogs and toads.


We have a large diversity of salamanders consisting of 56 different species and subspecies.


Virginia is home to 9 native lizard species and two introduced species, the Mediterranean Gecko and the Italian Wall Lizard.


The Commonwealth is home to 34 species and subspecies of snake. Only 3 species are venomous.


Virginia has 25 species and subspecies of turtle. Five of these species are sea turtle.



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