Saving the endangered Massasauga rattlesnake

As Ontario’s only remaining venomous reptile, the massasauga rattlesnake has faced widespread persecution, despite the fact that it poses little threat to public safety. In First Nations traditions, the massasauga rattlesnake is the medicine keeper of the land...
Recipe for Recovery

Recipe for Recovery

How does one put together a successful conservation program? It’s not easy, but it can and has been done. Although there is not one simple recipe, time and experience over several decades of successful and failed programs have shown that certain ingredients are...
Snakes Undercover

Snakes Undercover

August has been an exciting month on the snake project portion of the Lake Erie Wetlands Wildlife program although we didn’t encounter many new eastern foxsnakes and there have been fewer sightings reported by visitors to Rondeau Provincial Park. Snake activity...