Public Workshops

Public Workshops


Rule Development Workshops

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) needs your feedback on the proposed rule changes that relate to nonnative species in Florida. To collect public input, the FWC held a series of public workshops where the public could comment on the conceptual changes.People can continue to submit comments and feedback on nonnative species rules by using the online comment box or by email to NonnativeSpeciesRules@MyFWC.com.

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Have questions? Contact us at NonnativeSpeciesRules@MyFWC.com.

 

 

 

 

 

Iguana Technical Assistance Workshops

 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is hosting public technical assistance workshops regarding iguanas in the Florida Keys.

The FWC is hosting several iguana technical assistance public workshops that will help empower homeowners in the Florida Keys to manage this nonnative species on their own property. Learn how you can discourage iguanas from your property andiguana.jpg about legal trapping and removal options and regulations pertaining to iguanas. Biologists will provide information and answer questions during these workshops.

Public Workshop Dates and Locations

Workshops will be open to the public from 6:00pm – 7:30pm at each of the following dates and locations:

 

  • October 24th – The Community Room, 51 Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island, Florida 34145
  • November 29th – Jarvis Hall (next to Town Hall), 4505 N. Ocean Drive, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, Florida, 33308

For more information about the Iguana Technical Assistance Workshops, please contact the FWC’s Nonnative Wildlife Biologist in the Keys or call 305-676-3280.

Python Patrol Training Workshops

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) needs your help with Burmese python removal efforts.

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The FWC is hosting several no-cost workshops aimed 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 remove the snakes. Workshops are limited to 25 participants, and pre-registration is required. Learn about safely capturing Burmese pythons and get hands-on experience with live snakes by attending one of these workshops.

In-person workshops will be held:

No Python Patrol Trainings are currently scheduled.

For more information about Python Patrol Training Workshops, contact the Python Patrol Training Specialist or call 954-236-1263.

Want to be notified about new trainings? Follow @MyFWC on Twitter or Instagram. All Python Patrol trainings are announced through these social media platforms.

 


Nonnative Rule Comments

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. All comments submitted through this form will be reviewed by staff as we move through the commenting and rule consideration processes. This form is for providing comments only. Please direct any questions to NonnativeSpeciesRules@MyFWC.com.







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