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 […]

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.

Twelve Indigo Snakes Released!

“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.

WCAX Wildlife Watch: Protecting the Mysterious Wood Turtle

Kiley Briggs was featured on the evening news!  Check out Wildlife Watch: Protecting the Mysterious Wood Turtle on WCAX.