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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 1,270 participants 3,177 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

Yellow Rat Snake James McNair 8 3 Yellow Rat Snake
Western Massasauga Ajwerko 3 2 Western Massasauga
Eastern Ribbon Snake AshleyT 3 0 Eastern Ribbon Snake
Pygmy Rattlesnake AshleyT 6 1 Pygmy Rattlesnake
Pygmy Rattlesnake AshleyT 5 0 Pygmy Rattlesnake
banded water snake 6 0 banded water snake
Banded Water Snake AshleyT 3 0 Banded Water Snake
Banded Water Snake AshleyT 3 0 Banded Water Snake
Glossy Crayfish Snake AshleyT 1 0 Glossy Crayfish Snake
Gray Ratsnake AshleyT 1 0 Gray Ratsnake
Corn Snake AshleyT 3 0 Corn Snake
Florida Green Water Snake AshleyT 2 0 Florida Green Water Snake
Ring-necked snake Christy Chow 4 2 Ring-necked snake
Peninsula Ribbon Snake James McNair 2 0 Peninsula Ribbon Snake
Unknown spotting JaydenBlain 1 0 Unknown spotting
Western Diamondback Rattlesnake BryanHughes 2 0 Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
Florida pine snake 8 0 Florida pine snake
Brahminy Blind Snake Songsetter 9 1 Brahminy Blind Snake
Speckled Kingsnake Cameron Young-CSC Snake 3 0 Speckled Kingsnake
Eastern Garter Snake jeslowery 2 0 Eastern Garter Snake
Northern Water Snake jeslowery 3 0 Northern Water Snake
Black rat snake Macaw Mike 1 0 Black rat snake
Northern Water Snake jeslowery 3 0 Northern Water Snake
Speckled Kingsnake jeslowery 2 0 Speckled Kingsnake
Black Rat Snake jeslowery 2 0 Black Rat Snake
Florida Brown Snake James McNair 2 1 Florida Brown Snake
Western Diamondback Rattlesnake jeslowery 1 0 Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
Common Kingsnake jeslowery 1 0 Common Kingsnake
Eastern Foxsnake jeslowery 1 0 Eastern Foxsnake
Eastern Hog-Nosed Snake Matt Hampel 2 3 Eastern Hog-Nosed Snake
Coachwhip Brenda Hoffman 7 3 Coachwhip
Southern Black Racer Machi 6 2 Southern Black Racer
Rough Green Snake 12 2 Rough Green Snake
Watersnake Machi 1 1 Watersnake
Northwestern Gartersnake LuisStevens 5 11 Northwestern Gartersnake
Black kingsnake (young of the year) KarenL 6 0 Black kingsnake (young of the year)
Sonoran Coral Snake AshleyT 7 5 Sonoran Coral Snake
Ring-necked Snake Machi 6 1 Ring-necked Snake
Orange-striped Ribbonsnake TammiThiele-Doshier 1 0 Orange-striped Ribbonsnake
Northern Pacific Rattlesnake Marta RubioTexeira 6 3 Northern Pacific Rattlesnake
Brown snake JamesBailey 1 0 Brown snake
American Worm Snake Dawn S 2 2 American Worm Snake
Northern Water Snake ForestDragon 9 0 Northern Water Snake
Western cottonmouth LisaPowers 7 1 Western cottonmouth
Common Garter Snake beaker98 4 0 Common Garter Snake
Cottonmouth (adult) KarenL 4 0 Cottonmouth (adult)
Southwestern Speckled Rattlesnake SFShep 1 0 Southwestern Speckled Rattlesnake
Northern Black Racer ForestDragon 4 1 Northern Black Racer
Black kingsnake (young of the year) KarenL 6 2 Black kingsnake (young of the year)
Gray ratsnake KarenL 7 0 Gray ratsnake

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