Today, July 16th is World Snake Day and we celebrate an animal that is so often irrationally feared! With the growing efforts of Save The Snakes and other organizations dedicated to snake conservation, more people are understanding their importance and appreciating their value. When thinking about pests in your homes, you immediately think of rats.Continue reading It’s World Snake Day!
Kamal Devkota has been doing incredible snake awareness work in Nepal and they recently had their first educational fair for 2019, which was held in Kawasoti, Nawalpur, Nepal. The educational fair was organized by the Nawalpur Media and Research Pvt. Ltd. from 31 May – 1 June 2019. There were atleast 25 stalls at the fairContinue reading “Save Snakes Save Nature” stall for snake conservation awareness at Nawalpur fair
Combining research and conservation is a crucial step to saving species. Jennifer Moore, Associate professor at Grand Valley State University is working with her students to conserve countless amazing reptiles. We had a chance to chat to her about her experience with reptiles and more about her current work. What is your current position andContinue reading Research and conservation of reptiles: An interview with Jennifer Moore
The application period for the Save The Snakes Support Grants is currently open! The purpose of a Save The Snakes Support Grant is to empower passionate, committed people with an early-stage snake conservation vision. We fund individuals, small organizations and community groups that focus on community-based conservation strategies to protect threatened snake populations and mitigateContinue reading Funding Available for Community-Based Snake Conservation Efforts
Great news! Save The Snakes has partnered with the Herpetofauna Foundation to further the impact of the Save The Snakes Support Grants Program. The purpose of a Save The Snakes Support Grant is to empower passionate, committed people with an early-stage snake conservation vision. This grant funds individuals, small organizations and community groups that focusContinue reading The Herpetofauna Foundation is Teaming Up to Save The Snakes
The Save The Snakes Team was fortunate to attend the 2018 Zoo & Aquariums Committing to Conservation (ZACC) Conference in Jacksonville, Florida. The mission of the ZACC Conference is to encourage and promote increased involvement of zoos and aquariums in support of field conservation – locally, nationally and internationally. The conference brings together field researchersContinue reading Save The Snakes is Awarded the 2018 ZACC Field Grant
“Education is the key to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover. Children listen to you passionately but they like to see and feel things to remember what you’ve told them.” Hi, my name is Yvette Ribbers (21) and I come from Raamsdonksveer, the Netherlands. I have a passion for reptiles andContinue reading The Importance of Education