Current Research on the Herpetofauna of the Sonoran Desert VI Schedule of Presentations Available

The Tucson Herpetological Society and Sky Island Alliance are pleased to announce a 6th meeting on the Current Research on the Herpetofauna of the Sonoran Desert in Tucson, Arizona on Wednesday 16 May 2018 at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Tucson – Reid Park, 445 S Alvernon Way, Tucson AZ 85711.

This heavily bi-national conference will be a full day dedicated to disseminating information on the amphibians and reptiles of the Madrean Archipelago and Sonoran Desert region – part of the Madrean Conference IV taking place 14-18 May.

Schedule of Presentations:

Registration for the day-long event is $150, which includes program and abstracts, continental breakfast, lunch, and cash bar. Participants may also register for the week-long Madrean Conference, which would also include the Current Research day.


This remote-triggered image shows the importance of turtles in the diet of jaguars in the Sonoran Desert Region (click to enlarge).

Image courtesy of Tom R. Van Devender, director of Madrean Discovery Expeditions at who fund important biodiversity inventories and outreach in the sky island and greater Sonoran Desert Region, some of the results of which will be presented at this symposium and the greater Madrean Conference IV.


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