Category Archives: Field Herping

Southern Copperhead – Okeetee Club

One of two Southern Copperheads I road-cruised on Okeetee today. This was at around 11 AM, right after a light rain storm. Moved the snake off the sand road and went on my way. The snake showed NO appreciation…

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Northern Virginia Field Herping –

Three of mine and one of my friend’s sons mugging for the camera with a juvenile Eastern painted turtle. The turtle had to tolerate us for just a minute… we released it right back into the pond.

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Okeetee, SC Field Herping Trip – April 2015

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Okeetee Corn snake

I made a trip to Florida last weekend and was able to detour in Hardeeville, SC at one field herping spot identified to me by a friend. Luckily I was able to flip over this artificial cover…. And photograph this … Continue reading

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Nice Eastern Garter snake

Found at a friends house near Mt Pleasant, MD today.

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Some needed decorations to my snake room

I unpacked these and put them up in my snake room this weekend. I love looking at this stuff from my field herping trips.

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Snake tree —

On a cool day in spring, summer, or fall — and if it is raining — and if you are in a pine flat on the coastal plain in the south east… sometimes, if all of the stars are aligned, … Continue reading

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Luke and Garrett –

Proudly showing off a Five-lined Skink we caught in St Mary’s County, Maryland today.

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Reptile and Amphibian Study Merit Badge, requirement 9a

I am almost finished with this one. I allow no shortcuts as merit badge counselor so this merit badge: Reptile and Amphibian Study Merit Badge, has taken all summer. Tonight we walked the path in our neighborhood to find some … Continue reading

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Wood Turtle!

A neighborhood kid found this little wood turtle on the path in our neighborhood today. What a site… a juvenile Wood Turtle! Nice find Will!

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