FWC Offers Free Python Patrol and Reptile Identification Training Programs

By  //  December 10, 2019

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Python Patrol is a no-cost training program that aims to create a network of trained individuals throughout south Florida who know how to identify Burmese pythons, report sightings, and in some cases, capture and humanely kill the snakes. (FWC image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Python Patrol is a no-cost training program that aims to create a network of trained individuals who know how to identify Burmese pythons, report sightings, and in some cases, capture and humanely kill the snakes.

Two types of trainings, Python Patrol and Reptile Identification, are offered throughout south and southwest Florida.

This training is open and available to the public. Space is limited so participants are encouraged to register early. No prior snake handling experience is required.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • All participants must register prior to the event using Eventbrite.
  • Anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present in order to participate.
  • All trainings are free of charge, although there may be parking or access fees at certain locations. Any required fees will be detailed on the registration page for each training.
  • The FWC will consider requests for trainings from interested groups of 12 or more people.

To register for an upcoming Python Patrol Training, CLICK HERE for more information. 

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