Welcome to the Southwestern Center for Herpetological Research (SWCHR), originally founded by Gerald Keown in 2007. Today SWCHR is a Texas non-profit association governed by a Board of Directors and is subject to the tax-exempt provisions of Section
501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. SWCHR is dedicated to
promoting the education of the Association's members and the general public relating to the natural history, biology, taxonomy, conservation and preservation needs, field studies, and captive
propagation of the herpetofauna indigenous to the American Southwest. Membership is open to all persons having an interest in
the herpetology of the American Southwest.
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This site was last updated on November 4, 2015.
SWCHR Herper Surveys Hans F. Koenig Memorial Fund
SWCHR Corporate Sponsorship
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