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Wisconsin Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (WIPARC) is a State Chapter of the [Midwest Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation], which is a regional working group of [Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation]. Formation of Wisconsin PARC was approved by Midwest PARC and the PARC Joint National Steering Committee in 2011. The current and founding Chair is Gary Casper. Wisconsin PARC is organized for the purpose of supporting the PARC mission and Midwest PARC at the state level, focusing on conservation of Wisconsin amphibians and reptiles. The mission of PARC is to conserve amphibians, reptiles, and their habitats as integral parts of our ecosystem and culture through proactive and coordinated public/private partnerships.

Wisconsin PARC will:

  1. Promote the PARC mission and Midwest PARC through local partnerships and
  2. Communicate regularly with Midwest PARC.
  3. Have at least one Co-Chair actively participate in the Midwest PARC Advisory Board.
  4. Coordinate with Midwest PARC on any regional issues that have local implications.