Category Archives: Gray Ratsnake

Species of the Week: The Gray Ratsnake

This picture features Echo, a 20+ year old Gray Ratsnake that’s been seen in the park frequently over the last 17 years. The Gray Ratsnake is this week’s species of the week. An average full-grown length of 6ft makes this … Continue reading

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Thank you, Brock!

A huge thank you to our gray ratsnake technician Brock Ogilvie, who finishes his work today to return to school. You’ve done a great job, Brock! His brother, Cameron, is picking up the reins to track our six subjects throughout … Continue reading

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Would you like to try a “Telemetry Tour”?

There is some exciting research happening at Murphys Point, thanks to funding received by the Friends of Murphys Point Park. In 2013, the Friends received a two-year Species at Risk Stewardship Fund Project grant related to Gray Ratsnake stewardship and … Continue reading

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