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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Taken by Alli Scott Written by Houston Chandler The Tennessee River Gorge was carved through the mountains just west of Chattanooga by a wide stretch of the Tennessee River. It is home to an impressive herpetofaunal assemblage, including many species of salamanders that make the Appalachians famous as a hotspot for salamander diversity. However, […]