Conservation Money for Indigo Snake

The largest snake in North America lives in Georgia and is considered threatened. Now federal dollars will help pay to give the snake more land to roam-on and hopefully increase the population.

The Eastern Indigo Snake can grow to 11 feet. It lives in South Georgia in an area around Fort Stewart.

Now the federal government is spending nearly 1.5 million dollars to access a 900 acre tract of land adjacent to protected areas. An expert on snakes, UGA Professor John Maerz says the Indigo needs a specific habitat.

Read full story HERE.


About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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