Support and Funding

The Vermont Reptile and Amphibian Atlas is an independent program, working in partnership with many organizations and individuals.  We are pleased to be working with Vermont Family Forests as our fiscal agent.  Vermont Family Forests is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization with shared conservation goals.  Our funds come from outside grants, contributions, and the sale of posters and atlases.

If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution in any amount, please make a check payable to Vermont Family Forests, write “Vermont Reptile and Amphibian Atlas” in the memo field, and send it to Jim Andrews at

The Vermont Reptile and Amphibian Atlas
642 Smead Road
Salisbury, VT  05769

We need your support for our reptile and amphibian conservation, outreach education, and mapping efforts.

Special Fundraiser, 2019-2020

Thanks to all who participated in our 2019 amd 2020 fundraisers on GoFundMe, whether you donated, shared photos, shared the fundraiser (especially local news station WCAX), helped put the whole thing together, and/or kept on observing, conserving, and reporting herps. We are very grateful. You are keeping us going!

Our Regular Funding Sources

We would like to thank:

Observers, Helpers, and Researchers

The atlas is compiled by Jim Andrews using records generously contributed by many individuals and organizations.  Cartography is provided by Kiley Briggs of the Orianne Society.  Cindy Brown enters the data and Erin Talmage and Kate Kelly contribute additional technical assistance.  The website is hosted by Kir Talmage of metasilk webworks.  Content updates are by Jim Andrews, Kir Talmage and Kiley Briggs, with help from Kate Kelly.  Poster design and layout was by Ariel K. McK. Burgess.  Species summaries (used on posters and in individual species web pages) were written by Jim Andrews, Ariel K. McK. Burgess, and Michael Iacchetta.