Category: Organization Information

Why snake education?

The Problem Many Texans see snakes as something to be feared, unfortunately believing that “the only good snake is a dead snake”. It is not uncommon, after spotting a snake, for citizens to feel that it is necessary to follow and kill the snake. Hunts such as rattlesnake roundups damage our environment and teach a violent […]

And so it begins!

We’re making it official! Forms have been filed today for us to incorporate TXSI as a non-profit organization with the state of Texas. So what are the next steps? Once all the paperwork is finalized, we can start raising funds. Our plan is to raise initial funds through an Indiegogo campaign, so stay tuned for […]

Texas Snake Initiative: What is it?

Hello all! We are excited to get started on the Texas Snake Initiative (TXSI) project. Our idea is to create a non-profit organization designed to educate Texans about our wild snake species. Our mission:  To unlearn misconceptions about snakes and educate the public about their benefits to our ecosystem. Our vision: A snake friendly Texas! Thank […]