Dedicated to the conservation of the herpetofauna.

The Mission of Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation:

"To conserve amphibians, reptiles and their habitats as integral parts of our ecosystem and culture through proactive and coordinated public-private partnerships.”

Year of the Salamander Outreach and Education

Year of the Salamander Outreach and Education


Outreach and Education Materials – NOW AVAILABLE!


Year of the Salamander Slide Show and Script:

     Slide Show [LINK TO PDF]
     Script [LINK TO PDF]

Year of the Salamander Face Painting Templates and Notecards:

     Face Painting Templates [LINK TO PDF] [LINK TO EDITABLE POWERPOINT]
     Notecards [LINK TO PDF]

Year of the Salamander Posters:

     Jewels of Appalachia – 56" x 36" [LINK TO PDF]
     Jewels of Appalachia – 11" x 8.5 " [LINK TO PDF]
     Salamander Classification – 56" x 36" [LINK TO PDF]
     Salamander Classification – 11" x 8.5" [LINK TO PDF]

Year of the Salamander Education Packet for Educators and Naturalists:

     Education Packet [LINK TO PDF]


We will continue to update the page with additional materials, as well as links to other educational resources. Please check back!

If you are willing to share, please send your unit materials, educational program information, or PowerPoint presentations to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . We are also hoping to include videos! Please provide your name, the name of your school/nature center or organization, and location. If you did not create the materials, please be sure to tell us where you found the materials.



Who is PARC?

Our membership comes from all walks of life and includes individuals from state and federal agencies, conservation organizations, museums, pet trade industry, nature centers, zoos, energy industry, universities, herpetological organizations, research laboratories, forest industries, and environmental consultants.