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- Friday, August 5, 2022 - Over 800 participants and counting, from 32 states and Canada, are beginning their search to find and remove invasive Burmese pythons from the Everglades ecosystem.
- Thursday, June 16, 2022 - Members of the public are now able to take the required online training and register to compete to win thousands of dollars in prizes while removing invasive Burmese pythons from the wild.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and partners celebrate another successful Florida Python Challenge®Thursday, August 5, 2021 - The 2021 Florida Python Challenge® yielded unprecedented results this year with more than 600 participants removing 223 invasive Burmese pythons from south Florida.
- Friday, July 9, 2021 - People interested in competing can still register through the last day of the competition, July 18 at FLPythonChallenge.org.
- Friday, July 2, 2021 - The award will be presented to the participant who removes the most pythons as part of the competition.
- Thursday, June 3, 2021 - Governor Ron DeSantis announced the opening of registration for the 2021 Florida Python Challenge® which will be held July 9-18, 2021.
- 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.
- 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.