Snake Conservation

One in Five Reptiles is Threatened with Extinction

After assessing over 10,000 reptile species around the world, scientists have concluded: Reptiles are in trouble. From habitat destruction to climate change, reptiles face many threats. This alarming new research indicates that one in five reptile species is threatened with extinction. The unfortunate reality is that the conservation needs of most snakes and other reptile …

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Save The Snakes Volunteers Clean Up Threatened Snake Habitat

On Easter Sunday, a group of dedicated Save The Snakes volunteers cleaned up trash at the Yolo Wildlife Area, located west of Sacramento. The Yolo Wildlife Area protects critically important wetland habitat, which is home to many endangered and threatened species, including the world’s largest gartersnake… the giant gartersnake (Thamnophis gigas)! Adjacent to a busy …

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PARC Releases 2018 Annual Report

Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC) is an inclusive partnership dedicated to the conservation of the herpetofauna–reptiles and amphibians–and their habitats. Their membership includes individuals from state and federal agencies, conservation organizations, museums, pet trade industry, nature centers, zoos, energy industry, universities, herpetological organizations, research laboratories, forest industries, and environmental consultants. Save The Snakes …

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Save The Snakes update from Nepal: Public Service Announcements, Interviews and Programs

Kamal recently made two radio PSA’s about snake awareness and snake conservation in Nepal. Public Service Announcement or Public Service Ads are messages within the public’s interest with the objective of raising awareness and public attitudes towards a social issue. Kamal wrote and directed two different Radio announcements. For the recording, he hired experienced voice …

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New Snake Information Centers in Nepal

Kamal and his team in Nepal have conducted more snake conservation workshops and awareness programs in these communities. Lakshminagar, Dhakdhai, Rohini Gaupalika Padariya, Bhagwanpur, Lumbini Sanskritik Municipality Sagrahawa, Makrahar, Tilottama Municipality Shankarnagar Banbihar and Research Centre, Tilottama Municipality The communities were selected based on discussions held at the district level workshop earlier this year. The …

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Snake awareness campaigns held in schools in Nepal

Following a successful district workshop on snake awareness, Kamal Devkota and his team in Nepal have conducted various awareness campaigns at schools and colleges. “During the district level workshop, we had informally discussed the selection process of schools/colleges and communities in the district. We have now conducted conservation awareness programs in 30 schools in Rupandehi …

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