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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
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Cameron Young-CSC Snake

Website 1,158 participants 2,859 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

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Eastern Garter Snake Carol Snow Milne 1 0 Eastern Garter Snake
Speckled King Snake DebbieDoss 2 1 Speckled King Snake
Eastern Garter Snakes Carol Snow Milne 1 0 Eastern Garter Snakes
Southern Black Racer Tom15 3 0 Southern Black Racer
Northern Watersnake Jakubko 1 0 Northern Watersnake
Diamond-backed Watersnake LisaPowers 2 0 Diamond-backed Watersnake
Black king snake ToddMcKinney 1 0 Black king snake
Dusky Pigmy Rattlesnake NC_N8 2 0 Dusky Pigmy Rattlesnake
Cottonmouth Brett Davis 3 4 Cottonmouth
Broad-banded Watersnake LisaPowers 2 0 Broad-banded Watersnake
Ring neck Snake Brett Davis 2 0 Ring neck Snake
Gray ratsnake KarenL 1 0 Gray ratsnake
Eastern ribbonsnake KarenL 1 0 Eastern ribbonsnake
DeKay's Brown Snake beaker98 3 0 DeKay's Brown Snake
Florida Green Water Snake Tom15 2 2 Florida Green Water Snake
Western Cottonmouth LisaPowers 1 0 Western Cottonmouth
Western Ribbonsnake LisaPowers 1 0 Western Ribbonsnake
Northern water snake drew93 3 0 Northern water snake
Puget Sound Garter snake melissa885 2 0 Puget Sound Garter snake
Eastern Rat Snake herper99 0 0 Eastern Rat Snake
Florida Banded Water Snake pennymomof2 1 1 Florida Banded Water Snake
Eastern Garter Snake empidonax 1 1 Eastern Garter Snake
Dusky Pigmy Rattlesnake JeffreyDuby 1 0 Dusky Pigmy Rattlesnake
Cottonmouth ColtMooney 0 0 Cottonmouth
Western Diamondback Rattlesnake AshleyT 9 7 Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
Rough Earth Snake Yeipí JotaPé 0 0 Rough Earth Snake
Longnose Snake AshleyT 15 11 Longnose Snake
Texas Indigo Snake AshleyT 7 5 Texas Indigo Snake
Bull Snake AshleyT 5 1 Bull Snake
Glossy Snake AshleyT 7 1 Glossy Snake
Mexican Milksnake AshleyT 8 2 Mexican Milksnake
Common Kingsnake AshleyT 8 0 Common Kingsnake
Coachwhip AshleyT 4 0 Coachwhip
Night Snake AshleyT 3 2 Night Snake
Ground Snake AshleyT 3 0 Ground Snake
Plains Blackhead Snake AshleyT 3 0 Plains Blackhead Snake
Western Diamond-backed Rattlesnake AshleyT 6 4 Western Diamond-backed Rattlesnake
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Flathead Snake AshleyT 2 0 Flathead Snake
Mountain Patchnose Snake AshleyT 5 0 Mountain Patchnose Snake
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Great Plains Rat Snake AshleyT 5 0 Great Plains Rat Snake
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Corn Snake JeffreyDuby 1 0 Corn Snake
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