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Welcome to the official website for the Coalition of Herp Enthusiasts in Tennessee! We are currently in the process of building our site, so please excuse the mess. Our goals are many faceted, and our membership is diverse. These things, alone, give us the stance and strength to address many of the issues that responsible reptile and amphibian keepers - from casual hobbyists to professionals - are forced to deal with. Most of these issues exist because of fear-based politics & legislation, inaccurate or completely false claims of scientific facts and, of course, the plethora of movies, television shows and other media that ignora...

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Laws, Happenings and Our Future
26 Jul

Laws, Happenings and Our Future

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Reptiday Chattanooga
9 Aug

Reptiday Chattanooga

The first Reptiday event in Chattanooga went well for CHET. We met a lot of new folks and reconnecte...

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A few words for newbies.

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