Project Noah

Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.

Join Project Noah Today
Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation

The Center for Snake Conservation needs your help to collect distributional data for all wild snakes in the United States. Please record all snakes including any snakes found dead on a road or elsewhere. Please include additional information about your spotting that can help us understand a bit more about the snake. As we collect spottings, we can increase our knowledge about snakes and help educate others that view our photos. Snakes are often unnecessarily feared and we can help change the human perception through our postings. Sign in to join mission

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation
Created by

Cameron Young-CSC Snake

Website 1,248 participants 3,099 spottings

Snakes play vital roles as mid- to top-level predators in our natural ecosystems but they are often very misunderstood and feared by humans. This makes conservation efforts for snakes very difficult. In addition, we lack good geographic distribution records for many species of snakes which limits our ability to adequately measure their conservation needs. The CSC is working hard to increase our knowledge about snakes, their conservation needs, and to educate people about the important roles snakes play in our world. It would take scientists a lifetime to collect the same data that Citizen Scientists can collect using Project Noah. Anyone who can identify a snake or even take a picture to submit can provide important information that enables researchers to learn which species or areas may need additional conservation focus and effort.

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation

Lat: 39.94 Long: -105.18

Recent Spottings

Arizona Ridge Nosed Rattlesnake BryanHughes 3 1 Arizona Ridge Nosed Rattlesnake
Gulf Salt Marsh Snake Cody.conway 2 2 Gulf Salt Marsh Snake
Common Garter Snake beaker98 2 0 Common Garter Snake
Cottonmouth Snake gatorfellows 3 0 Cottonmouth Snake
Prairie Rattlesnake AshleyT 13 0 Prairie Rattlesnake
Gopher Snake AshleyT 3 0 Gopher Snake
Sonoran Coral Snake AshleyT 3 0 Sonoran Coral Snake
Southern Ringneck Snake MaverickGray 1 0 Southern Ringneck Snake
Eastern Garter Snake MaverickGray 2 2 Eastern Garter Snake
Coachwhip AshleyT 6 0 Coachwhip
Rough green snake colbyhenderson45 1 0 Rough green snake
Black Rat Snake TammiThiele-Doshier 1 0 Black Rat Snake
Prairie Rattlesnake AshleyT 2 0 Prairie Rattlesnake
Unknown spotting James McNair 1 1 Unknown spotting
American Worm Snake Dawn S 1 2 American Worm Snake
Eastern ribbonsnake LisaPowers 5 0 Eastern ribbonsnake
Western cottonmouth LisaPowers 3 0 Western cottonmouth
Eastern Black Racer Snake James McNair 3 0 Eastern Black Racer Snake
Eastern Indigo Snake TeresaBurke 1 8 Eastern Indigo Snake
Peninsula Ribbon Snake James McNair 1 0 Peninsula Ribbon Snake
Copper-bellied watersnake LisaPowers 2 0 Copper-bellied watersnake
Cottonmouth (adult) KarenL 2 0 Cottonmouth (adult)
Wormsnake LisaPowers 2 0 Wormsnake
Northern Black Racer ForestDragon 2 0 Northern Black Racer
Northern Black Racer Tom15 3 0 Northern Black Racer
Black Kingsnake LisaPowers 9 0 Black Kingsnake
Dekay's brown turtlesandtombstones 2 0 Dekay's brown
Queensnake LisaPowers 26 11 Queensnake
Ribbon snake turtlesandtombstones 3 0 Ribbon snake
Mud snake Doug Sires 5 1 Mud snake
Eastern Kingsnake maura.p.powers 1 0 Eastern Kingsnake
Pine Woods Snake (Rhadinaea flavilata) reidhpierce 4 0 Pine Woods Snake  (Rhadinaea flavilata)
Northern Rough Greensnake Geodialist 1 0 Northern Rough Greensnake
Prairie Kingsnake Entropy freak 1 0 Prairie Kingsnake
Gopher Snake AshleyT 4 14 Gopher Snake
Broad-banded Water Snake AshleyT 1 0 Broad-banded Water Snake
Copperhead AshleyT 1 0 Copperhead
Common Garter Snake k.andrews6 1 4 Common Garter Snake
Black kingsnake (young of the year) KarenL 3 1 Black kingsnake (young of the year)
Cottonmouth (juvenile) KarenL 3 1 Cottonmouth (juvenile)
Gray ratsnake KarenL 3 0 Gray ratsnake
Yellow Rat Snake James McNair 4 0 Yellow Rat Snake
Eastern Milksnake taylorkennedy5 2 1 Eastern Milksnake
Black rat snake mary.gallo.m 1 0 Black rat snake
Night Snake AshleyT 5 0 Night Snake
Longnose Snake AshleyT 5 0 Longnose Snake
Ornate Black-tailed Rattlesnake AshleyT 7 0 Ornate Black-tailed Rattlesnake
Northern Red-bellied Snake TravisAnthony 2 1 Northern Red-bellied Snake
Northern Watersnake - juvenile? knabagley 1 2 Northern Watersnake - juvenile?
DeKay's Brown Snake beaker98 25 12 DeKay's Brown Snake

Recently joined

LowellDoney ChuckBohannon panzapup HeatherYoungBanks
camryn zezelic AliciaWalker TammiThiele-Doshier CelineCarneiro
nascolu23 Tx Prairie Girl RedRock StirredMocha
markmcdonald141 BryanBentley sasaya97 Shaun Followill
HoorTariq K9 Tristan Pragnell AyaanKhan
Gabe39 TanyaBush Jordan Allen joanbstanley
MattheauComerford PsychStew Marvin Smith Christy Chow
KatyeBennettWood herptonerd Ranger 25 KelseyEvans-Layng
LaurenZarate ToMas BraveLittleChicken Harvester
JimJohnson2 Summer Kaitlin Miller reiffdrum DoctorWHOseLine
Sign in or Register to download data from this mission.