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- Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - Beginning Sept. 29, staff will be holding 10 online workshops to present proposed rule changes and collect public comment on this important topic.
- Thursday, July 30, 2020 - The Lionfish Challenge has been extended. Participants will now have until Nov. 1 to submit their lionfish.
- Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - The public can help control nonnative invasive wildlife by reporting sightings to the FWC’s Exotic Species Hotline at 888-IveGot1 (888-483-4681), online at IveGot1.org or by using the free smartphone app IVEGOT1.
- Thursday, July 23, 2020 - The FWC will host online stakeholder workshops to present proposed rule changes and collect public and industry comment on this topic.
- Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - The Challenge is open now and will run through Labor Day (Sept. 7). Register online at FWCReefRangers.com at any time.
- Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - People can surrender their exotic pets at the event, whether they are being kept legally or illegally, without penalty or cost.
- Saturday, January 25, 2020 - Participants in the Florida Python Challenge™ 2020 Python Bowl removed 80 invasive Burmese pythons from the Everglades while simultaneously helping to raise awareness about this important conservation issue. Today the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the South Florida Water Management District announced the results and winners of the Python Removal Competition at the 2020 Python Bowl award ceremony at the Super Bowl Live event in Miami.
- Friday, January 10, 2020 - Starting today, participants in the 10-day Python Bowl begin removing Burmese pythons from the Everglades for a chance to win prizes for removing these nonnative constrictors from public lands in South Florida.
- Monday, December 23, 2019 - During his first full year, he made strides in the removal of invasive Burmese pythons and other nonnative species, Everglades restoration, coral reef rescue and restoration, red tide mitigation, and more.
Governor Ron DeSantis Announces the Opening of Registration for the 2020 Python Challenge™ Python BowlThursday, December 5, 2019 - The Python Bowl will begin January 10th and members of the public will sign up for training, then compete to remove as many snakes as possible from the wild.