Advocates for Snake Preservation is holding their first free public presentation in New Mexico at the Silver City Public Library on Saturday March 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Meet a friendly, harmless snake, get your questions answered, and learn something new about your snake neighbors. Few animals are as mythologized and shrouded in misunderstanding as snakes. Whether they inspire fear and loathing or intrigue and reverence, most of us get a jolt of adrenaline when we cross paths with a snake. We will dispel some myths and reveal facts about snakes that are stranger than fiction. You’ll get a chance to meet some local snakes including a very friendly gopher snake. Come see another side of snakes and learn how they’re more like us than you might think.