We are excited to announce that Journal of Herpetology has begun continuous publication, where articles are published officially online shortly after they are accepted.
HR December 2016, Volume 47, Number 4. Our cover features a field photo of an adult Vipera walser, a recently described species from the western Italian Alps, photographed by Matteo Di Nicola. This issue is scheduled to be mailed 19 December, although full contents are now available online to SSAR members at ssarherps.org/herpetological-review-PDFs. All Natural History Notes, Geographic Distribution Notes, and Book Reviews are Open Access and are now available for download. If you are not a member of SSAR, please consider joining the leading international herpetological society. Student and online-only rates available. Follow the “Join SSAR” link. Congrats to Matteo for another great cover photo!
Herpetological Review issues from 1967–2011 and all Natural History Notes, Geographic Distribution Notes, Book Reviews, and other select sections from 1967 – 2016 are now Open Access and available as PDF downloads on our website. Additionally, complete issues from the last five years are available to SSAR members who login. You can find all of these here:
The Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles’ Roger Conant Grants in Herpetology are due Dec 15, 2016. This includes grants for graduate and undergraduate research. The Herpetologists’ League’s E.E. Williams Grant in Herpetology is due Dec 15, 2016 and its Jones-Lovich Grant in Southwestern Herpetology is due 6 January 2017. For more information about the HL grants and the application process see here : http://
SSAR members can now access articles from the Journal of Herpetology through our new membership management at Wild Apricot. Once logged into the Wild Apricot page, you can click through “Publications” to “Journal of Herpetology”, and you’ll be rerouted to the BioOne page for the journal. Herpetological Review is available here.
To learn how to access your account on Wild Apricot, please follow the directions in our previous post here: https://ssarherps.org/2016/10/how-to-access-ssar-membership-accounts/ .
Please join us in congratulating SSAR President-Elect Rick Shine for winning the 2016 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science! You can read much more about Dr. Shine’s research and this prestigious award here:
As we mentioned briefly before, our membership accounts have migrated from ZenScientist to a new host. Here’s what you need to do to access your account:
- The new site is accessible here: https://ssar.wildapricot.org/
- If you have Google or Facebook accounts under the same email as your membership, you can try to login via those authentication buttons.
- Otherwise, enter the email address associated with your account and click “Forgot password” to request a new password.
SSAR publications are available here!
ZenScientist is closed and no longer maintaining SSAR memberships. From now on, in order to become a member or renew your membership, please follow the instructions here: https://ssar.wildapricot.org/.
The 2017 Southeastern Partners for Amphibian and Reptile Conservation meeting will be held from February 16-19, 2017 at the Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center in Little Rock, AR. For more details, see the PDF here: SEPARC 2017