Listen to this three minute introduction to ASP, which originally aired on KXCI’s Weekly Green, February 16, 2015. https://kxci.org/wp-content/uploads/gravity_forms/3-667edca7da425ff2a1cf7699fac3785c/2015/02/Advocates-for-Snake-Preservation.mp3 Why Snakes? Long portrayed in myth and media as villains, snakes have a largely undeserved reputation as malevolent creatures. Snakes are threatened by many of the same issues that affect all wildlife (e.g., habitat loss, climate change, disease), but negative attitudes toward snakes impede conservation efforts, which require public support (read more). Our Work We conduct research on snakes following the guiding principles of compassionate conservation. We dispel myths and misinformation about snakes through our blog, presentations, and publications. We identify threats to snakes, and provide resources on how WE can address those threats. Learn more about ASP by exploring this website. And enjoy this video of snakes being snakes: ASP is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Find out how to support our work.