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Notes from the Field: Monitoring the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake

The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) leads the Eastern massasauga rattlesnake Species Survival Plan (SSP), which is a comprehensive management plan through the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) that works to ensure the sustainability of healthy, genetically diverse and demographically varied captive animal populations. 367 more words

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A Voice of Colorado No. 84:

Rattlesnakes in the State of Colorado, by the numbers:

• The State of Colorado is home to two different species of rattlesnake – the Western or Prairie rattlesnake, Crotalus viridis, and the Massasauga, Sistrurus catenatus. 787 more words


Springfield Fen with Scott Namestnik

by Carl Strang

Scott Namestnik is one of those wizard botanists who, I suspect, cheat by having built-in DNA barcode reading capability. How else to explain their ability to identify all those nonflowering stages of grasses and sedges, and their encyclopedic knowledge of plants both common and rare? 237 more words


USFWS Propose Protections for Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake

The eastern Massasauga rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus), one of the small rattlesnakes in the United States, might make it onto the Endangered Species List as a threatened species, as proposed by the U.S. 238 more words