Rodeo, New Mexico (outdoor) and remote (Zoom) from the comfort of your home will be our venue for the 43rd meeting of the IHS and we can't think of a more perfect location. The state's abundance of reptile and amphibian species and its diversity of ecosystems make it a key place to host IHS. We are proud to work with the Chiricahua Desert Museum in building a safe and exemplary meeting.
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Hotel & Room
The Conference will be held outdoors at the Geronimo Event Center in Rodeo, New Mexico. There is also a remote online Zoom option if you would like to participate from the comfort of your own home. Zoom links will be provided 24-48 hours prior to start of the conference and will require registration.
Information on where to stay can be found here.
Local open restaurants include: Sky Islands Grill, Rodeo Grocery, and Portal Peak Cafe.
Here is the address and phone number of the Geronimo Event Center:
4 Rattlesnake Canyon Rd
Rodeo, NM 575-557-5757 or 575-545-5307
Rental car is necessary to get to the Chiricahua Desert Museum from the airport.
Coming from Arizona take I-10 east to Exit #5 (Road Forks exit) just inside the New Mexico Border. Head south 29 miles then turn left into the parking lot of the Chiricahua Desert Museum at the turn off to Portal Rd.
Coming from Texas or eastern New Mexico take I-10 west to Exit #5 (Road Forks exit) just before you drive into Arizona. Head south 29 miles then turn left into the parking lot at the turn off to Portal Rd.
Rodeo, New Mexico
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If you choose to participate in person you will be expected to follow CDC and local Covid-19 safety guidelines. If you are sick we ask you to please stay home as you will not be permitted to attend the conference in person.
Participants will be seated outdoors for conference presentations and dining. Hand sanitizing stations will be available in the conference areas.
**Due to the evolving nature of this pandemic, IHS remains fluid regarding in-person requirements. Please check back here for up to date information as we get closer to the meeting.
A license is needed to herp in Arizona and New Mexico. See links below for more information.