On-air service interruption:
Our Channel 33 over-the-air signal will be off air for tower maintenance
,
Friday morning, May 26, from 2 a.m. - 3:30 a.m. Viewers of our other channels, and cable viewers, should not be affected.

Timber Rattlesnakes

From Outdoor Journal

More on this episode »
Topics: Snakes

During Vermont’s long, cold winters there’s no chance of encountering a snake. But they're here, hidden below the frostline until spring arrives. Vermont is home to eleven native snake species, including the only rattlesnake to call the Northeast home, the eastern timber rattlesnake. But these reclusive animals are at the northern end of their range and only a small population exists after years of human persecution and habitat loss. Today concerned conservationists are working hard to ensure Vermont's only venomous snake remains part of our natural heritage.

Vermont Fish and Wildlife
The Nature Conservancy


Comments

Share your thoughts, questions, and comments on "Timber Rattlesnakes" here.
 
Timber Rattlesnakes

Vermont PBS educates, informs, entertains and inspires Vermonters to be lifelong learners and engaged in their community.

Kids' Club

Watch our Vermont PBS Kids' 24/7 channel. Enjoy the benefits of joining our Kids' Club! Explore our many free videos, games, and resources for educators and parents!

Britcom Teas

We’ve wrapped up this year’s Teas, but join the club now to secure your seat for next year – and help choose our British comedy lineup!

Upcoming and featured!


People talk about Vermont PBS!

Vermontpbs.org proudly supported in part by...

Parent+Preschool


Vermont PBS

204 Ethan Allen Avenue
Colchester, VT 05446
(802) 655-4800
© 2017 Vermont PBS
All Rights Reserved

Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkedIn