Have you checked your Snake boards?

coiled_STS_web_copySharp-tailed Snake monitors, it's the time of year to check your Artificial Cover Objects (shingles) for Sharp-tailed Snakes.  The spring and fall are when Sharp-tailed Snakes are most active, so your best chance finding them is right now.

If you find a snake, try to take a picture if possible, and let us know at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 250 995-2428. 


Sharp-tailed Snakes can be difficult to identify, and are often confused with young Garter Snakes.  More information about the life history and identification of Sharp-tailed Snakes, visit our Sharp-tailed Snake Stewardship page. 

If you live in a remnant Garry oak meadow, or on steep slope with wildflowers, and think that you may have Sharp-tailed Snakes on your property, please contact us!


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