Bridging The Gap Between Snake Conservation and Human-Snake Conflict Mitigation: The Save The Snakes 2017-2022 Annual Report

In 2017, Save The Snakes was founded with a snake conservation vision. We believed that if Save The Snakes could support wildlife conservationists to mitigate human-snake conflict in their own communities, then they could lay the groundwork to protect threatened snake populations in their part of the world. For the last five years, we have …

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The 2022 Support Grant Recipients

Five years ago on this day, Save The Snakes was founded with a snake conservation vision. We believed that if Save The Snakes could support wildlife conservationists to mitigate human-snake conflict in their own communities, then they could lay the groundwork to protect threatened snake populations in their part of the world. To do this, …

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SnakeFest was a spectacular snake celebration!

On July 16, World Snake Day, Save The Snakes held the first annual Sacramento Snake Festival! This free, family friendly event raised local awareness for the snake conservation efforts of Save The Snakes and celebrated our amazing snake neighbors! Hundreds of people from all over California came out to show their support. SnakeFest was a …

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A Unique Way To Save The Snakes: The Sacramento Snake Festival

What makes wildlife conservation successful? Community! Save The Snakes relies on the support and trust of our community to successfully implement our snake conservation efforts. This is true for all of our programs across the globe! In California, we aim to strengthen our relationship with our community in a unique way… Save The Snakes will …

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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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Save The King: Protecting The World’s Most Iconic Venomous Snake Species In Nepal

In early 2022, Save The Snakes Conservation Partner Kamal Devkota and his team implemented the Save The King initiative to protect and research threatened king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) populations in Nepal. This effort includes engaging communities across Nepal to reduce conflict between humans and king cobras. These programs were organized by the Nepal Toxinology Association …

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