Mapping the Genetic Connectivity of Eastern Indigo Snakes in Central Florida

Written by Javan Bauder   Connectivity is a very important theme in conservation biology and refers to the ability (or lack thereof) of individuals to move among habitats across a landscape. Good connectivity is important for many reasons. For example, if a population goes extinct other individuals can immigrate to the site and restore the […]

Indigo Days December 2017 Recap!

This article is from the perspective of both a staff member, Houston Chandler, and an attendee of Indigo Days, Michael G. Starkey, the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Save the Snakes. From Houston Chandler: This year’s December Indigo Days event began like most others, with members gathering on the Orianne Indigo Snake Preserve early on […]

Six Years Away: Return to the Orianne Indigo Snake Preserve

As I sat on the porch of the bunkhouse watching a logging crew selectively thin a patch of thick pine plantation on my last day at the Orianne Indigo Snake Preserve (OISP) six years ago, I hopefully thought to myself how nice it would be to come back long into the future and see how […]

Photo of the Month: November 2017

November’s photo fo the month comes to us from Cory Verne who snapped this photo of ?? which was inhabiting his son’s Grand Wagoneer! Cory lives in a rural area of Punta Gorda in Southwest Florida. This time of year has been surprisingly wet for this time of year causing there to still be a […]

Indigo Days 2017

This year’s Indigo Days will be December 16th and 17th of 2017, at the Orianne Indigo Snake Preserve in Telfair County, GA. Event participants will get the chance to search for Eastern Indigo Snakes (Drymarchon couperi)—and other reptiles and amphibians who call the Longleaf Pine ecosystem home—in the field alongside our staff. Registration is Closed.