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.
This month’s photo comes from Blake Adams, our new Manager of the Orianne Indigo Snake Preserve, featuring one of the many Gopher Tortoises he has come across on the Preserve in the last week.
This month’s photo was taken by Dr. Christopher Jenkins – a black morph Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus).
This month’s photo was taken by Houston Chandler, The Orianne Society’s Director of Science – “Red-bellied Watersnake (Nerodia erythrogaster) basking near a small wetland.”
“Today, a dozen young eastern indigo snakes have been released in northern Florida, marking the fifth year of a 10-year program to return the native, non-venomous apex predator to the region.” Read more about our partners and our continuing collaboration on The Nature Conservancy.