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Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake Working Group

The Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake Working Group is a multi organizational and multi agency research and conservation coordination group. Members include representatives from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, University of South Florida, Florida Gulf Coast University, Jekyll Island Conservation Authority, the Jones Center, and staff from The Rattlesnake Conservancy. The working group meets monthly to discuss issues important to rattlesnake conservation, including current research, future research needs, and range wide conservation planning.

Goals

  • Develop a comprehensive range wide Conservation Action Plan that can be used by land management and regulatory agencies, non-profit partners, and private land owners.

  • Implement conservation actions that will preclude the need to list the eastern diamondback rattlesnake under the Endangered Species Act.

  • Foster partnerships in research and conservation that lend to direct on the ground benefit to eastern diamondback rattlesnakes.

  • Encourage State and local governments to work proactively for rattlesnake conservation and reduce unnecessary mortality of rattlesnakes in their area.

  • Implement education and outreach programs that provide the public with resources they need to safely and peacefully live in "rattlesnake country".

Montane Rattlesnake Working Group

What is it?

The Montane Rattlesnake Working Group is a multi organizational and multi agency research and conservation coordination group. Members include representatives from University of Arizona, Mesa Community College, Coronado National Forest, Southwestern Ecological Research Company, and staff from The Rattlesnake Conservancy. The working group meets monthly to discuss issues important to rattlesnakes that inhabit the mountains of the desert southwest and Mexico. 

Goals

  • Develop comprehensive range wide Conservation Action Plans for montane rattlesnakes.

  • Monitor current and future population trends.

  • Protect and identify at-risk populations of montane rattlesnakes.

  • Foster partnerships in research and conservation that lend to direct on the ground benefit to montane rattlesnakes.

  • Provide the best available scientific information to land managers with montane rattlesnakes that occur within their area of responsbility.

  • Implement conservation programs to minimize threats to montane rattlesnakes in Arizona, New Mexico, and Mexico.

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