Advocates for Snake Preservation (ASP)
Making snakes more familiar, less scary, and coexistence with venomous snakes safer.
Give a snake a second chance.
Ring-Necked Snake (Diadophis punctatus)
You probably grew up hearing stories about snakes, stories that rarely had nice things to say about them. From the biblical tale of the Garden of Eden to the modern story of Harry Potter, snakes are usually portrayed as deceitful and villainous. Real snakes prefer to escape our notice, so myths and fables supply what most people know about them. Consequently, misunderstanding and fear eclipse appreciation of these mysterious and intriguing animals (read more).
What We Do
We give everyone the opportunity to learn to love snakes. Learn more.
- We provide solutions to human-snake conflicts that sometimes end badly for people and often prove fatal for snakes.
- We use storytelling to make snakes more familiar and less scary.
- We recommend yard and human behavior modifications to make coexistence with venomous snakes safer.
- Learn about our Local Services.
ASP is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Find out how to support our work.
Snakes Are Everything!
Snakes are big. Snakes are tiny. Snakes are fierce. Snakes are cute. There are so many reasons to love snakes and in each episode of Snakes Are Everything we’ll meet a new Snake Star and learn why snakes inspire their biggest fans. Join us live or watch archived episodes here.
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Learn About Snakes
Read about social behavior, watch videos of rattlesnakes defending their babies, or learn about other interesting snake behaviors.