Sacramento, CA to Hold First SnakeFest Conservation Festival July 16On hand will be snake biologists and educators who will offer workshops, learning tools for students and training courses on California’s native flora and fauna. Matt Jeppson/Shutterstock

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Sacramento, CA to Hold First SnakeFest Conservation Festival July 16

The free event is designed to educate the public about the benefits of snakes in the environment.

The festival will also enable participants to tour the Snake Conservation Center.

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The City of Sacramento, CA will hold its first SnakeFest in conjunction with World Snake Day, July 16, 2022.
SnakeFest promotes the conservation of these reptiles, stewardship of the environment and “peaceful coexistence between humans and snakes.

The free event is geared toward families and will be held as part of the global efforts of Save The Snakes, a nonprofit that works toward snake conservation around the world.


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In addition to snake exhibits, attendees will be able to watch live snake presentations, activities for children, demonstrations, and of course, plenty of food to choose from. Attendees will also be able to tour the Save The Snakes’ Snake Conservation Center in Sacramento.

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The center, dedicated to protect threatened snake populations around the world, displays reptile and amphibian species and sports education and interactive exhibits, all in service of introducing the public to the benefits that these reptiles have in their native environments. On hand will be snake biologists and educators who will offer workshops, learning tools for students and training courses on California’s native flora and fauna.

Exhibitors

Sacramento Splash
Effie Yeaw Nature Center
Northern California Herpetological Society
Latino Outdoors
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Yolo Basin Foundation
Gx3 Reptiles & Exotic Pets
Snake Photography by Marisa Ishimatsu
Snake Fencing, Rattlesnake Proof Fencing Solutions
Fun, Family-Friendly Activities

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See spectacular snake species from around the world
Tours of the Snake Conservation Center
Nature education
Snake safety & snakebite first aid
Raffle with fun prizes
Live music from Maybe Monday
Gelato from Conscious Creamery
Plant-based food from Crazy Rabbit Kitchen

Sacramento Snake Festival

Start: Saturday, July 16, 2022 • 9:00 AM
End: Saturday, July 16, 2022 • 2:00 PM
Snake Conservation Center• 3100 Fite Circle, STE 101, Sacramento, CA 95827 US
Host Contact Info: contact@savethesnakes.org

For more information on SnakeFest, please visit SaveTheSnakes.org