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  • Douglas Ranger District Twin Spotted Rattlesnake Closure 03-05-01-22-023

    Dates: July 1, 2022-September 30, 2026

    In Effect seasonally Every July through September until Sept. 30, 2026, or until recinded.

    Closure Order # 03-05-01-022-023

    Closure Order Map 03-05-01-022-023

    The twin-spotted rattlesnake (Crotalus pricei) is a Regional Forester’s Sensitive Species and a State of Arizona protected reptile. Due to this species’ extremely limited habitat and population numbers, this Order provides for the protection of this species by precluding entry into the Restricted Areas during certain periods of time to mitigate disturbance, harm, and harassment during the species’ active season.