Book Review: Secrets of Snakes

David Steen’s Secrets of Snakes will put to rest some of the myths you keep repeating.

Matthew L. Miller

Recovery: Saving Mark Twain’s Famous Frog

There’s good news about amphibians, and it’s an important antidote for hopelessness.

Ted Williams

A Field Guide to Commonly Misidentified Snakes

Snake expert and biologist David Steen helps you determine what that snake is. Spoiler: It’s not always a copperhead or cottonmouth.

David A. Steen

Wrapping Trees to Find Reptiles

Scientists are searching for rare reptiles by wrapping trees with yoga-matt-like foam.

Justine E. Hausheer

The Iguana Invasion

The green iguana invades Florida’s natural areas – and swimming pools.

Lisa Ballard

Recovery: A Future for Wood Turtles

Wood turtles face a host of threats, including public recreational access. But there’s hope.

Ted Williams

Timber Rattlesnakes: Cool Facts and an Uncertain Future

Meet the feared but reclusive and docile snake of the eastern forest.

Lisa Ballard

Could Nanoparticles Save Thousands From Death By Snake Bite?

Up to 100,000 people die of snakebites globally each year. Could nanoparticles offer a solution?

Christine Peterson

Day of the (Turtle) Dogs

Meet the turtle dogs -- they track and retrieve turtles. For science!

Cara Cannon Byington

Investigating the Illegal Sea Turtle Trade

Nature Conservancy scientists are investigating the illegal turtle trade in the Solomon Islands.

Justine E. Hausheer

Three Lizards in a Beer Can

A video shows how a routine trash pick-up revealed a reptilian surprise.

Matthew L. Miller

Recovery: Transition of the Zoo from Jail to Ark

Some still deride zoos as “prisons” – but in reality they have become an important force for conservation.

Ted Williams