Reptiles

Reptile Species at Risk Resources

Please note: species status as presented within publications may have changed since the publication date. Current general and detailed status is listed for each species.

Reptiles – General

Species at Risk Brochures

Snakes in Alberta – Mar 2016 (16 pages, <1 MB)
Alberta Species at Risk: A helpful guide for anyone living and working in snake country.

Species at Risk Program Reports

Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 30, prepared by L. Takats

Updated: Jan 23, 2017

Plains Hognose Snake

Scientific Name: Heterodon nasicus nasicus
General Status: May be at Risk
Detailed Status: N/A

Detailed Status Report

Alberta Wildlife Status Report No. 15, prepared by J. Wright and A. Didiuk

Updated: Mar 22, 2013

Prairie Rattlesnake

Scientific Name: Crotalus viridis viridis
General Status: May be at Risk
Detailed Status: Species of Special Concern

Detailed Status Report

Alberta Wildlife Status Report No. 6 (Update 2012) prepared by K.J. Kissner
Alberta Wildlife Status Report No. 6, prepared by S.M. Watson and A.P. Russell

Management Plan

Alberta Species at Risk Conservation Management Plan No. 12, prepared by A. Martinson

Fact Sheet

Prairie Rattlesnake - Aug 2003 (2 pages)

Species at Risk Program Reports

Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 22, prepared by J. Nicholson and S. Rose
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 28, prepared by S.L. Rose
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 40, prepared by R. Ernst
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 64, prepared by R. Ernst
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 76, prepared by K.J. Kissner and J. Nicholson
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 81, prepared by R. Ernst
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 103, prepared by D. Jorgensen and J. Nicholson
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 109, prepared by R.D. Ernst and R.W. Quinlan

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Updated: Mar 3, 2016

Short-horned Lizard

Scientific Name: Phrynosoma hernandesi
General Status: At Risk
Detailed Status: Endangered

Detailed Status Report

Alberta Wildlife Status Report No. 5 (Update 2004), prepared by J.D. James

Archived Detailed Status Report

Alberta Wildlife Status Report No. 5, prepared by J.D. James, G.L. Powell, A.P. Russell

Species at Risk Program Reports

Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 29, prepared by J.D. James
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 65 prepared by J.D. James
Alberta Species at Risk Report No. 65 prepared by J.D. James

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Updated: Jan 28, 2015

 

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Updated: Jan 23, 2017