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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 1,454 participants 3,551 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

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Oregon Red-spotted Garter Snake Brian38 6 1 Oregon Red-spotted Garter Snake
Brown Snake zlizzyv 2 1 Brown Snake
Northern Water Snake Joseph R. Godreau 4 0 Northern Water Snake
Western Diamondback Rattlesnake SargonR 11 3 Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
Black racer? momsavang 1 0 Black racer?
Copperhead Misty10 6 0 Copperhead
Checkered Garter snake Dawn D. Lopez Garanzuay 2 1 Checkered Garter snake
Western diamond-backed rattlesnake Dixie 3 1 Western diamond-backed rattlesnake
Common Garter Snake Ingrid3 5 0 Common Garter Snake
Eastern Garter Snake momsavang 4 1 Eastern Garter Snake
Eastern Garter Snake acallejas 2 0 Eastern Garter Snake
Corn snake RonaldOrosz 1 0 Corn snake
Eastern Yellow-bellied Racer Cameron Young-CSC Snake 2 0 Eastern Yellow-bellied Racer
Eastern Rat Snake albear1960 1 0 Eastern Rat Snake
San Diego Nightsnake CindyBinghamKeiser 7 3 San Diego Nightsnake
Eastern racer rydenc17 0 0 Eastern racer
Southern Black Racer Eggs Machi 4 3 Southern Black Racer Eggs
Northern water snakes mauna Kunzah 6 2 Northern water snakes
Northern Copperhead LisaPowers 19 11 Northern Copperhead
Western terrestrial garter snake mauna Kunzah 3 2 Western terrestrial garter snake
Eastern Coral Snake JeffreyDuby 1 0 Eastern Coral Snake
Northern Rough Greensnake Brian38 4 0 Northern Rough Greensnake
Midland Watersnake Brian38 4 0 Midland Watersnake
Eastern Garter Snake Matthew Hammond 6 2 Eastern Garter Snake
Pacific rattlesnake Brian38 6 0 Pacific rattlesnake
Great Basin gopher snake Brian38 5 2 Great Basin gopher snake
Eastern Coral Snake JeffreyDuby 1 2 Eastern Coral Snake
San Diego Nightsnake CindyBinghamKeiser 1 0 San Diego Nightsnake
Southern Pacific Rattlesnake CindyBinghamKeiser 1 0 Southern Pacific Rattlesnake
Ribbon snake mauna Kunzah 10 2 Ribbon snake
California Kingsnake yahk66 5 4 California Kingsnake
Water Moccasin (Juvenile) Machi 12 3 Water Moccasin (Juvenile)
Northern Lined Snake Tukup 3 2 Northern Lined Snake
Eastern Garter Snake Tukup 1 0 Eastern Garter Snake
Prairie Ringneck Snake Tukup 1 0 Prairie Ringneck Snake
Red-Spotted Garter Snake SargonR 11 0 Red-Spotted Garter Snake
Diamondback Water Snake Brian38 4 0 Diamondback Water Snake
Eastern Ratsnake ForestDragon 1 0 Eastern Ratsnake
Eastern Copperhead ForestDragon 3 1 Eastern Copperhead
Sonoran Whipsnake GeoffreyPalmer 1 0 Sonoran Whipsnake
Cottonmouth kevin7 0 2 Cottonmouth
Spotting momsavang 0 0 Spotting
Rough Green Snake marylou.wildlife 6 3 Rough Green Snake
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