This is why we do what we do: educating humans to save the snakes. We’ve helped dozens of people go from “the only good snake is a dead snake” to sharing our excitement when we see one. Learning how to ID them is the first step. Once you get into it, it’s quite addictive! YouRead More
Author: Bridgette Gigi
Wild Snakes : Education and Discussion My “regular” job is a web developer and I.T. nerd. I utilize these skills to maintain the WSED.org website, and build more of a social media presence for our mission. How did I get into snakes? A few years ago, I stumbled upon the Snake Identification group and really became obsessed with learning about and how to ID snakes. I joined the staff in October of 2017, and consider it a real honor. I learn so much every day from my team and our members. Our only goal is to help people learn and become as fascinated as we are with these extraordinary creatures. I’m also raising my daughter to love snakes as much as I do!
How to Encourage a Snake to Move Along
There are ways for humans and venomous snakes to live in harmony. We are, after all, moving into their habitat and not the other way around. Rapid development and habitat loss forces snakes closer to human dwellings. Should you find a snake (venomous or non) near your home and, for whatever reason, you’d like itRead More
The Difference Between Ratsnakes and Racers
Ratsnakes and Racers are pretty widely distributed across the US. The two look similar and are easy to confuse. They are both harmless snakes, and both love to eat rodents (among other things), offering free pest control to your yard and home. Both species can grow quite large, where adults can average 4 feet, someRead More