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September 18, 2023

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Venomous Snake Training (Coffee County)

Coffee County Farm Center, 1055 East McKinnon Street, New Brockton, AL 36351

Alabama is home to 6 venomous snake species. While rarely deadly, snakebite can be painful, costly, and lead to permanent disability. As more people recognize the importance venomous snake have in the environment, calls for relocation instead of extermination are becoming more common.
This workshop will cover the following topics:
1) Venomous snake ID
2) Common nonnative venomous snakes
3) General safety around venomous snakes
4) Handling & securing venomous snakes
5) First responder medicine and bite protocols
6) Expectations of snakebite care at the hospital

Online preregistration is required for this workshop.

Coffee County Farm Center
1055 East McKinnon Street
New Brockton, AL 36351

Bence Carter
(334) 389-4055

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Forestry & Wildlife, Autauga County, Baldwin County, Barbour County, Bibb County, Bullock County, Butler County, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Chilton County, Clarke County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coffee County, Conecuh County, Coosa County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Dale County, Elmore County, Escambia County, Geneva County, Henry County, Houston County, Jefferson County, Lee County, Lowndes County, Macon County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Pike County, Randolph County, Russell County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County, Washington County
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Alabama A&M University and Auburn University) is an equal opportunity educator, employer, and provider. If you need a reasonable accommodation or language access services, contact Bence Carter at jbc0057@aces.edu or (334) 389-4055 by August 28, 2023.