WHO WE ARE
The United States Association of Reptile Keepers (USARK of FLORIDA) is a registered non-profit organization duly incorporated in the state of Florida. We are advocates for the practice of Herpetoculture; the non-traditional agricultural pursuit of farming high-quality captive bred reptiles & amphibians for conservation projects, zoos, museums, research facilities, education, entertainment and pets. USARK of FLORIDA is the only advocate of the conservation, responsible ownership and trade of reptiles and amphibians as a #1 priority with no conflicting interests.
WHAT WE DO
Preserve Reptiles and
Amphibians for Our Future.
We are dedicated to conservation through captive propagation, and espouse the ideal of, "Preserving Reptiles & Amphibians for Our Future". We endorse a 'Keepers Code of Ethics'. Our members are veterinarians, researchers, breeders, manufacturers, feed producers, hobbyists and pet owners; collectively known as the Reptile Nation.