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Red-sided garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis) relocation and education project : final report

Description

A red-sided garter snake relocation project was initiated to determine whether snakes would overwinter successfully in another occupied hibernaculum in the Stony Plain area, west of Edmonton, Alberta. A total of 1190 garter snakes were relocated to a den 9.5 km away that contained over 8500 snakes. Thirty percent of the relocated snakes returned to the new den in the following years. Overall the project has been very successful, and shows that snakes can be relocated successfully to another occupied den. Education projects included talks, posters, field trips, media relases and another snake den management program in Fort Assiniboine. A Snakes of Alberta poster was produced and will also increase public knowledge about snakes and their environments.

Updated

January 1, 2002

Tags
garter snakes reptiles snakes species at risk wildlife conservation wildlife habitat wildlife management

Title and publication information

Type
Report
Alternative Title

Alberta species at risk report no. 30

Alternative Title

Red-sided garter snake relocation and education project : final report

Extent

28 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Sustainable Resource Development (2001-2006, 2006-2013)

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Topic
Environment

Resource Dates

Date Created

2002-01-01

Date Added

2015-05-13T14:57:29.856462

Date Modified

2002-01-01

Date Issued

2002-01-01

Audience information

Identifiers

ISBN (pdf)

0778519821

ISBN (print)

0778519813

ISSN (online)

1496-7146

ISSN (print)

1496-7219

NEOS catalogue key

2589490

Local Identifier

Publication No. I/047

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