Southeast Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (SEPARC) are now accepting presentation and poster abstracts for the 2017 SEPARC Annual Meeting to be held at Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center Little Rock, Arkansas from February 16-19 2017. The meeting’s theme is “Aligning Conservation Goals” Topics can include conservation efforts, land management, species status reports, legislative or regulatory policy, outreach and education, invasive species, or other relevant reptile and amphibian conservation issues.

Abstracts should contain a title, complete list of authors, and abstract body of no more than 250 words. Please include affiliations for all authors and indicate the person presenting with an asterisk (*). See sample abstract in this downloadable document.

Abstracts should be submitted electronically to The subject line of the email must contain the phrase SEPARC ABSTRACT ORAL or SEPARC ABSTRACT POSTER followed by the first and last name of the lead author. If selecting an oral presentation, please indicate whether you would prefer a full or speed (5 min) presentation. Any oral presentations not selected for full presentation status (due to time constraints) may be accepted as speed presentation or poster.

Deadline for oral presentation submission is January 6, 2017. Deadline for posters is February 5, 2017. Registration is not required for abstract submission, but will be required for final acceptance. Registration and lodging options will be hosted on the SEPARC website soon.

Andrea Drayer (SEPARC Co-chair)
Andrew Cantrell (SEPARC Co-chair)