Photo of the Month: October 2021

This striking image of a Tiger-striped Monkey Frog, from the Tambopata region of Peru, was captured by Max Seldes. 

Snake Photography on the Snake Talk Podcast

On Episode 35 of the Snake Talk Podcast, Dr. Jenkins interviews Nicholas Hess who is a student, field herper, and photographer. They discuss the ethical considerations of photographing snakes and go into depth on different photography techniques such as macro, snakes in landscape, in situ, and underwater. If you’re looking for gear tips and advice […]

The Big Four Campaign is in Full Swing!

Our Big Four campaign is in full swing, and we are raising awareness to the conservation needs of four turtle species: Bog, Blandings, Wood, and Spotted Turtles! Follow us on Social Media, we’ll be featuring #TheBigFourTurtles all week.   Be sure to check out Kiley’s Faces of the Forest blog this month to find out even more.   Show […]

Photo of the Month: September 2021

American Alligator – Photo credit: Ben Stegenga

Public asked to report pinesnake sightings in Virginia

Northern Pinesnake – Pete Oxford “The Virginia Tech Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation is collaborating with the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources and the U.S. Forest Service to collect data on the status of the nonvenomous pinesnake in Virginia.”  Read more about this citizen science project here.