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.”

PARC Contacts

PARC Organization and Contacts


Joint National Steering Committee Co-chairs

JJ Apodaca
Warren Wilson College
Asheville, NC


Kristin Stanford
Ohio State University
Lake Erie, OH


Federal Agencies Steering Committee Co-Chairs

Rob Lovich
Senior Natural Resource Specialist for the U.S. Navy
Department of Defense


Casey Burns
State Biologist for Utah
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service


National Coordinators

Jen Williams
Federal Agencies Coordinator
National Park Service


Priya Nanjappa
Amphibian & Reptile Coordinator
State Agencies Coordinator
Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies


Contributing Editor / Web Communications Strategist

Tanner Jessel


Website Administrator

Scott Hove
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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.