In-person safe capture trainings are available near the start of the Florida Python Challenge®. Trainings are held at Everglades Holiday Park from 9:00-10:3 0a.m. Space is limited to 21 participants at each training.
In-person training classes for the 2023 event have concluded. Please check this webpage for training class updates in 2024.
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Virtual Python Patrol Program
Virtual Python Patrol is available year-round at no cost to the public. This program aims to create a network of trained individuals able to identify Burmese pythons, report sightings, and in some cases, capture and humanely kill nonnative snakes. Florida Python Challenge® participants can register for the next Virtual Python Patrol program or view the presentation PDF here.
Virtual Python Patrol is not a substitute for the Required Online Training.Register for Virtual Python Patrol