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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 1,440 participants 3,513 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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Recent Spottings

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Eastern Ratsnake ForestDragon 1 0 Eastern Ratsnake
Eastern Copperhead ForestDragon 3 1 Eastern Copperhead
Diamondback Water Snake Brian38 3 0 Diamondback Water Snake
Red-Spotted Garter Snake SargonR 6 0 Red-Spotted Garter Snake
Gray Rat Snake robert emond 1 0 Gray Rat Snake
Eastern Garter Snake Steven Sheppard 1 0 Eastern Garter Snake
Great Basin Gopher Snake SargonR 1 0 Great Basin Gopher Snake
Eastern Rat Snake LauraLOVESbirds 4 1 Eastern Rat Snake
Copperhead SargonR 10 1 Copperhead
Rough Green Snake SargonR 8 0 Rough Green Snake
Southern Ring-necked Snake LauraLOVESbirds 1 0 Southern Ring-necked Snake
Common Garter Snake Christine Y. 7 0 Common Garter Snake
Southern Pacific Rattlesnake KarenP 2 0 Southern Pacific Rattlesnake
Florida Banded Water Snake Machi 3 0 Florida Banded Water Snake
Florida Crowned Snake Machi 2 0 Florida Crowned Snake
Copperhead LisaPowers 18 14 Copperhead
Timber Rattlesnake LisaPowers 10 2 Timber Rattlesnake
Gray Ratsnake LisaPowers 8 2 Gray Ratsnake
Water Mocassin jeslowery 1 0 Water Mocassin
Northern Brownsnake LauraLOVESbirds 1 0 Northern Brownsnake
Ringneck Snake flowntheloop 11 3 Ringneck Snake
Garter snake momsavang 2 2 Garter snake
Gray Rat Snake flowntheloop 3 0 Gray Rat Snake
Eastern cottonmouth (aka Water Moccasin) LauraLOVESbirds 2 0 Eastern cottonmouth (aka Water Moccasin)
Western terrestrial garter snake Brian38 3 0 Western terrestrial garter snake
Western Cottonmouth LisaPowers 24 15 Western Cottonmouth
Plains Garter Snake LuckyLogan 9 1 Plains Garter Snake
Western Worm Snake Student 1 0 Western Worm Snake
Northern Water Snake Christine Y. 9 0 Northern Water Snake
Eastern rat snake LauraLOVESbirds 2 4 Eastern rat snake
Eastern Garter Snake rydenc17 1 0 Eastern Garter Snake
Unknown spotting SanciaMatthyssen 1 1 Unknown spotting
Banded Watersnake SargonR 1 0 Banded Watersnake
Eastern Black Kingsnake LisaPowers 3 0 Eastern Black Kingsnake
Dekay's Brownsnake LisaPowers 3 0 Dekay's Brownsnake
Bullsnake am523 1 0 Bullsnake
Dusty Hognose Snake LisaPowers 18 13 Dusty Hognose Snake
Common Garter Snake Christine Y. 22 12 Common Garter Snake
Rubber boa Brian38 15 4 Rubber boa
Western Diamondback Rattlesnake SargonR 11 2 Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
Checkered garter snake Dawn D. Lopez Garanzuay 2 0 Checkered garter snake
Northern Water Snake Christine Y. 5 0 Northern Water Snake
Northwestern Gartersnake Pixie 1 0 Northwestern Gartersnake
California Kingsnake CindyBinghamKeiser 7 1 California Kingsnake
Rubber boa Brian38 4 0 Rubber boa
Ribbon snake kevin7 1 0 Ribbon snake
Texas Rat Snake SanciaMatthyssen 4 1 Texas Rat Snake
Diamondback water snake KimberlyNijoka 4 0 Diamondback water snake
Eastern Garter Snake Rick13 1 0 Eastern Garter Snake

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