Louisiana Amphibian and Reptile Enthusiasts (L.A.R.E.)

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Mission Statement

To bring together all those interested in the search for and conservation of Louisiana's wild amphibians and reptiles through the sharing of discussions, questions, pictures, and trip reports on Facebook, guided field trips, and citizen science projects, while also seizing every opportunity to educate others in order to foster an appreciation for, and thus, promote conservation of Louisiana's amazing diversity of amphibians and reptiles.

Upcoming Planned Activities

January 27, 2018 - Arbor Day Celebration at Tuten Park (Lake Charles)

February 17, 2018 - World Wetlands Day at Audubon Zoo (New Orleans)

April 7, 2018 - Stir the Pot Seafood Cook-off & Festival at Palmetto Island State Park (Abbeville)

April 20, 2018 - BREC 2017 Bioblitz at Greenwood Community Park in Baker, LA (LARE Assists)

Facebook Group

This group is primarily based on Facebook but have an Internet presence for those people interested in our group that are not on social media. If anyone not on Facebook is interested in joining our group, going on our field trips, or possibly helping out with our citizen science projects or educational events please contact me at the above "Ask Me!" link.

YouTube Channel

Fact Sheets

Coloring Pages


Educational Events

Official Field Trips

Citizen Science Projects

Helpful Graphics

Other LARE Assisted Activities

“In the end we will conserve only what we love.
We will love only what we understand.
We will understand only what we are taught.”

- Baba Dioum, Senegalese Conservationist

*****Donations to L.A.R.E. can be made at anytime through PayPal to louisianaherps2012@gmail.com or by check. Email for mailing address. Thanks!*****

All images on site are sole property of B.M. Glorioso. To use any images on this site please contact me at:  gloriosob429@gmail.com © 2017