January 22-26, 2018: Jacksonville, FL
Save The Snakes will have an informational table at the Zoos & Aquariums Committing to Conservation Conference. Come by our table and learn about our snake conservation efforts. We look forward to meeting you!

January 25, 2018: Jacksonville, FL
Save The Snakes Co-Founder and India Program Director Murthy Kantimahanti will give a presentation about his conservation efforts at the Zoos & Aquariums Committing to Conservation Conference. The title of the presentation is “Engaging Local Indian Communities in Monitoring Camera Traps and Mitigating Threats to Local Snakes and Other Wildlife”.

February 21, 2018: Gainesville, FL
Save The Snakes Co-Founder and Executive Director Michael Starkey will give a presentation at the Florida Association of Zoological Educators Annual Meeting. His presentation, “Can Community Outreach Save The Creepy Critters?”, explains how environmental education can be a force for wildlife conservation.

February 24-25, 2018: Tampa, FL
Save The Snakes will have an informational table at Repticon! Come by our table and learn about our snake conservation efforts. We look forward to meeting you!

February 24, 2018: Clearwater, FL
Save The Snakes Co-Founder and Executive Director Michael Starkey will give a presentation for the Suncoast Herpetological Society. This event is open to the public and will be held at 6:00pm. For more information, please visit their website for details.

March 10-11, 2018: Claxton, GA
Save The Snakes will have an informational table at the 51st Annual Claxton Rattlesnake & Widlife Festival! Come by our table and learn about our snake conservation efforts. We look forward to meeting you!

March 14, 2018: St. Petersburg, FL
Please join us on March 14 as the Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Tampa Bay National Wildlife Refuges team up with The Ale and the Witch to bring you environmental education, conversation and beer!

We’ll be in the plaza, and this month’s event will feature a presentation by Michael Starkey from Save The Snakes. Michael will speak about how communities around the world are working to protect snakes from threats ranging from habitat destruction to human persecution. He will also dispel myths that surround snakes and explain how we can all learn to live with—and even love—these amazing and often imperiled animals.

Michael Starkey is the co-founder and executive director of Save the Snakes. Founded in 2017, Save the Snakes is a nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to snake conservation and human-snake conflict mitigation. Its mission is to protect threatened snake populations around the world through habitat preservation, education, and community outreach to create a harmonious relationship between humans and snakes.

This event is free, and the beer is affordable and delicious (check out the Ale and the Witch’s website: http://thealeandthewitch.com/).

When: March 14, 2017, 6-7 p.m.
Where: The Ale and the Witch, 111 2nd Ave. NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
What: Ales and Wild Tails conservation get-together series, this month featuring Michael Starkey from Save the Snakes
Cost: Free (featuring affordable craft beer)

March 24-25, 2018: Gainesville, FL
Save The Snakes will have an informational table at the Florida Herpetology Conference! Come by our table and learn about our snake conservation efforts.

April 4, 2018: Omaha, NE
Save The Snakes Co-Founder and Executive Director Michael Starkey will give a brown-bag lecture for Omaha Zoo keepers and staff.

April 18, 2018: American Canyon, CA
Save The Snakes Co-Founder and Executive Director Michael Starkey will give a presentation at WILD American Canyon. The title of the presentation is “Golden-State Snakes: An Introduction to Some of California’s Most Spectacular Serpents”. For more information about how to attend, please visit their website for details.

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April 21, 2018: San Francisco, CA
Join Save The Snakes at the Spring Wildlife Conservation Expo on April 21 in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area and enjoy a day dedicated to wildlife! Hear from conservation heroes from around the world protecting endangered wildlife such as elephants, lions, cotton-top tamarins and more. In addition, come and meet us in person! We will be exhibiting at the Expo and can’t wait to share our latest updates with you. So get your tickets now!

May 19, 2018: Sacramento, CA
It’s Saturday with the Snakes! Save The Snakes Co-Founder and Executive Director Michael Starkey will give a presentation and lead a nature walk at the Effie Yeaw Nature Center. For more information, please visit their website for details.

May 25, 2018: Sacramento, CA
Save The Snakes Co-Founder and Executive Director Michael Starkey will give a presentation for the Northern California Herpetological Society. For more information, please visit their website for details.

June 2, 2018: Santa Rosa, CA
Save The Snakes Co-Founder and Executive Director Michael Starkey will give a presentation at Safari West. For more information about how to attend, please visit their website for details.

September 8-9, 2018: Miami, FL
The Eastern Diamondback Conservation Foundation and Save the Snakes will host the Venomous Herpetology Symposium at Zoo Miami! The symposium will cover topics in exotic and native venomous husbandry, field research, toxinology, and genetics! If you love venomous snakes, this is not an event you want to miss! Learn more and spread the word: www.venomsymposium.com

September 29-30, 2018: Sacramento, CA
Save The Snakes will have an informational table at 21st Annual Sacramento Reptile Show! Save The Snakes Co-Founder and Executive Director Michael Starkey will give a presentation during the event. Come by our table and learn about our snake conservation efforts. We look forward to meeting you!

October 13, 2018: San Francisco, CA
Save The Snakes will have an informational table at the Wildlife Conservation Expo. This Expo is truly an inspiring event! Connect with world-renowned wildlife conservationists and hear their stories of protecting endangered species around the world. Also, be sure to come by our table and learn about our snake conservation efforts. We look forward to meeting you!

October 2018: Southeast Asia
Save The Snakes embarks on a multi-country snake conservation expedition. Our team will give educational presentations, solve human-snake conflict issues and survey for threatened snake species throughout India and Nepal.