Register to Attend the 9th Hellbender Symposium

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Registration has closed. All sales are final and non-refundable.

Registration Fee: $100.00
Student Registration Fee: $75.00
Partner/Spouse Fee (includes dinner/socials only): $60.00

Registration Cost Includes:

  • 2 days of presentations and updates from peers and colleagues contributing to hellbender conservation and biology
  • 2 exhibitions:
    • Hellbender nest box construction and implementation
    • Outreach and education materials
  • Social and dinner each evening of the program and live music
  • Free drink ticket at Monday and Wednesday’s socials, and drinks included for Tuesday night’s social
  • Commemorative event t-shirt:

T-shirts are Bella + Canvas Jersey, 100% pre-shrunk combed ringspun cotton jersey, which runs small for sizing.

T-shirt design will feature the Hellbender Symposium art created by Mark Mandica, founder and director of The Amphibian Foundation in Atlanta, GA:










Not included in Registration Fee:

  • Hotel room (breakfast is included in your lodging rate) – Lodging and meeting venue at the Hyatt Place Blacksburg. Reservations should be made under the Hellbender Symposium group (rate code VTHS), available online or by calling1-540-552-7500.
  • Lunch each day – more than a dozen dining options within walking distance from the meeting venue!

Questions about the 2019 symposium? Please contact the Global Change Center coordinator at