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...

Busy Snakes, Busy Researchers

The Lake Erie Wetlands Wildlife team have continued to track our eastern foxsnakes throughout the summer on the shores of Lake Erie, Ontario, and boy have they been busy. The snakes were surgically implanted with transmitters to allow us to pick up a signal with a...
Snakes in the OR

Snakes in the OR

Just when we thought our job was already the coolest, we recently had the opportunity to attend the transmitter insertion surgeries performed by Dr. Egan on our eastern foxsnakes. It’s very generous of Dr. Egan to donate his time and equipment to help the...
Post Hibernation Scramble

Post Hibernation Scramble

May is an exciting time on the Wetlands and Reptiles Project. We, as staff, get to meet one another and the snakes on the project for the first time as they emerge from their winter hibernation. This year’s snake team consists of Rachel Dillon, who just...