This is the final story in our Earth Day series this week about farmers doing good things for the environment. Thanks for reading!
The north shore of Lake Erie is a known habitat for the Eastern Fox Snake, Ontario’s second largest snake species.
It’s protected under the province’s Endangered Species Act, so when Dale Vranckx saw them on his Norfolk County farm, he wanted to do what he could to help bring back the population.
His solution was to build hibernacula – protected areas on his property where the snakes could overwinter safely. Continue reading Farmer saves Ontario snakes