Snakes on the UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County Campus

Snakes are common on the campus of the UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County in the northwestern rural area of the community. Both venomous and nonvenomous snakes can be found on site. This video is appropriate for visitors, volunteers, faculty and staff on our property. Snakes should not be handled without proper training and equipment. These snakes can be found throughout St. Lucie County.

Additional Resources
UF/IFAS Bookstore
Snakes of the Southeast Poster
Florida’s Snakes

Eastern Indigo Snake
Black Snakes Identification and Ecology
Other UF EDIS Snake Publications

Rat Snake
Rat snake photo credits: Ken Gioeli

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Posted: January 7, 2022

Category: Agriculture, , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, NATURAL RESOURCES, Wildlife
Tags: Coral Snake, Rattlesnake, Snakes

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