The Missouri Department of Conservation offers a webcast Aug. 17 featuring a researcher who has been studying copperheads in the state.

The Missouri Department of Conservation will host a Wild Webcast, “Secrets of Snakes: Research Revealed about Copperheads,” from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17.

Snake researcher Dr. Benjamin Jellen will reveal the secret life of one of Missouri’s most commonly encountered yet misunderstood venomous snakes — the copperhead.

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