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“The primary objective of NOAH shall be the education of its members and of the general public with respect to the conservation, ecological role, captive care, and breeding of reptiles and amphibians.”

The Northern Ohio Association of Herpetologists (NOAH) was founded in 1974 and our primary objective is to provide our members and the general public with accurate information regarding the breeding, care and conservation of reptiles and amphibians through several avenues.

NOAH has monthly meetings open to the public. Meetings feature interesting and knowledgeable speakers or the time is spent out in the field searching for reptiles and amphibians. In keeping with our policy of conservation and the ecological role of the animal, all finds are photographed and returned to the area where they were found. Also, at every meeting there is time for discussion among members. Some of our members have kept reptiles for over 30 years and have a wealth of information they are happy to share.

NOAH is always pleased to welcome new members to assist in our mission! Whether you are a hobbyist or a scientist, our organization is open to individuals with an interest in reptiles and amphibians. As a member you will also receive our newsletter, “Notes from NOAH,” which features stories and photos about the activities the organization has taken part in, and nature-related activities around Northeast Ohio. Read More