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Lehigh Valley Herpetological Society, Inc.
609 N. 4th Street Allentown, PA 18102

Membership in this organization shall be granted to any persons or not-for-profit organizations who are in sympathy with the Society's objectives as set forth in ARTICLE II of the Society's Constitution and By-laws, and who have fulfilled their financial obligation to the Society. The objectives as stated in the constitution are:
  • To provide for members, a vehicle for the exchange and sharing of resources, information and ideas pertinent to herpetology.

  • To promote the welfare of reptiles and amphibians through example, through education of the public, and through participation in conservation activities and events relating to wildlife in general, and reptiles and amphibians in particular.

  • To monitor federal, state, and local legislation concerning reptiles and amphibians, and to bring such legislation to the attention of Society members in attempt to; influence public officials and representatives at the various government levels to act in behalf of reptiles and amphibians for the protection and for the protection of their habitats; and to protect the rights of the individual citizen to collect and maintain these animals in captivity.

  • To encourage responsible academic research regarding reptiles and amphibians and to strive for close cooperation between amateur and professional herpetologists.

  • The Society shall not be conducted for profit, and no part of any profits or funds of the Society shall be used for the benefit of any member of the Society as an individual.

        The Lehigh Valley Herpetological Society, Inc. meets on the second Monday of the following months: January, March, May, July, September and November. At Pool Wildlife Sanctuary, 3701 Orchid Place, Emmaus, PA 18049-1638. The meetings start at 7:00 P.M. Visitors are welcome.Click here for directions.
STUDENT MEMBERSHIP - Under 18 yrs of age ($10.00 per year)                      
ADULT MEMBERSHIP - 18 yrs of age or older ($15.00 per year)                     
FAMILY MEMBERSHIP - All persons in 1 household ($20.00 per year)  
INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP - Not-for-profit organizations only ($25.00 per yr)  

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Persons joining in January through March pay full price for membership which expires December 31 of the current calendar year. Persons joining April through December will be charged the prorated fee for all remaining months in the calendar year according to the membership class chosen, which expires on December 31 of the current calendar year. Such as (1) month for student membership is $1.00, (1) month for adult membership is $1.50, (1) month for family membership is $2.00.