Citizen Scientists help West Virginia track its Timber Rattler population

South Charleston High School | South Charleston, WV

Timber Rattlers are a poisonous snake, but relatively docile and misunderstood. West Virginia’s Department of Natural Resources is using citizen scientists to record sightings of Timber Rattlers and raise awareness about the positive role they play in West Virginia’s ecosystems.

Story produced by Blaze Scraggs, Gabe Dickens, Kahley Good, Evan Stowers, Makenzie Provedenti, Dylan Fortner and Jayden Pomeroy at South Charleston High School in South Charleston, WV. Instruction provided by STEM SRL Connected Educator Joseph Oliver.