South Texas Herpetology Association

Sanderson Snake Days

Sanderson Snake Days is June 12h - 14th!

We would like everyone who can to attend this monumental event in herping Mecca Sanderson, TX. It is the "4th Annual reptile event in beautiful West Texas, Guaranteed fun for the whole family. Guest speakers, silent auction, raffles, swap meet and fund raiser to benefit Texas Parks & Wildlife's "Wildlife Diversity Department (Dr. Andy Gluesenkamp) and the West Texas Herp Society (co sponsors). This will be a great event with reptile hunting, private property available for herping , a weekend packed with education and socializing with other reptile enthusiasts, experts, and herp professionals."


Welcome to the South Texas Herpetology Association Home Page. STHA members are a diverse group of people who share a common interest in the natural history, conservation, and husbandry of reptiles and amphibians. STHA offers a variety of activities and educational opportunities for our members and the general public. Monthly meetings are open to all. STHA members participate in field trips, campouts, and other social events, and provide volunteer services to local communities. Community services include lectures on reptiles and amphibians provided to school groups, scouting groups, and industry groups. Community outreach includes educational displays of Texas reptiles at local public events for the purpose of providing Texans with an appreciation of the unique herpetofauna of our state. Public service also includes the STHA Reptile Rescue Program conducted in cooperation with state and local government, whereby volunteers remove unwanted reptiles from residential areas.

Please explore our site to learn more about our organization and how you and your family can join the South Texas Herpetology Association.