For information on how to live with wildlife, visit these species pages:
Bats | Beaver | Birds | Black Bears | Cougars | Coyotes | Deer and Elk | Frogs | Nutria | Osprey | Owls | Raccoons | Snakes | Tree Squirrels | Turtles | Wolves | Young Wildlife
There are 15 native snake species in Oregon. Of these, only the Western Rattlesnake has poisonous venom that is dangerous to humans.
ODFW has created two fact sheets about Oregon’s native snakes that dispel myths and promote a better understanding of these wonderful, ecologically important animals.
Living with Wildlife: Snakes (pdf)
S-s-s-s-s-Snakes: Facts for Kids (pdf)