Frequently Asked Questions About PARC
How does PARC differ from amphibian organizations that have been formed to address the reported amphibian declines?
- PARC includes reptiles under its purview as well as amphibians.
- PARC is habitat focused, and is taking a strategic and cooperative approach to developing a broad-based conservation plan.
- PARC includes state agencies and the private sector as well as professionals and enthusiasts interested in herpetology.
- PARC will focus not only on endangered and threatened species but will also work toward keeping common native species common.
How much does it cost to become a member of PARC?
Membership in PARC is free.
How do I get on the PARC listserv?
The PARC listserv is reserved for members only. New members are automatically placed on the listserv Click here to Join PARC.
How do I get off of the PARC listserv?
What types organizations and people are involved in PARC?
- Government Agencies
- Reptile and amphibian enthusiasts
- Concerned citizens
- Industry Representatives
- Conservation organizations
- Zoos, museums & nature centers
- Universities & research laboratories
- Forest products industry
- Herpetological societies
- Pet trade industry
- Environmental consultants & contractors
Does PARC focus on the conservation of endangered species?
PARC focuses both on endangered and threatened species and keeping common native species common in their natural environments.