Plum Creek Nature Center
Moving on the road in the rain
basking about 20' from Blockston Branch. Gave quite a thrill to the visiting kindergarten class!
Swimming in the stream next to the gorge trail in Sharon Woods
It was swimming quickly through the pond.
The Northern Water Snake (Nerodia sipedon sometimes also known as Natrix sipedon) is a large, non-venomous, well-known snake in the Colubridae family that is native to North America. They are active during the day and at night. They are most often seen basking on rocks, stumps, or brush. During the day, they hunt among plants at the water's edge, looking for small fish, frogs, worms, leeches, crayfish, salamanders, small birds and mammals. At night, they concentrate...