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Bear Creek Lake Visitor Center Classroom

15600 West Morrison Road

Morrison, CO 80465

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This Venomous Snake Safety course will provide hands-on training and expertise to help professionals safely work with venomous snakes.

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Participants will be assessed with a written and skills test. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a Venomous Snake Safety Certificate.

Outline of the Course:

I. Characteristics of venomous snakes of the USA

  • Rattlesnakes
  • Copperheads
  • Cottonmouths
  • Coral Snakes

II. Snake Ecology and Behavior

III. Venomous Snake Safety Techniques and First Aid

IV. Practice with LIVE Non-venomous and Venomous snakes

Tools, techniques, and manipulation

  • 1-hook technique
  • 2-hook technique
  • 1-hook-and-tongs technique
  • Containment and labeling

V. Safety Test Completed By Participants and Certification of Completion

Location: Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center Classroom

Participants will need to enter the park and stop by the park entrance station. Obtain a free park entry for the class. The visitor center itself is 14620 W. Morrison Road. Parking is located adjacent to the visitor center, a few hundred feet to the west.

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Attire: sturdy, close-toed shoes and long pants.*snake gaiters will be provided

Lunch will be provided.

*All participants must be affiliated with a professional organization. Please feel free to contact AES at info@adaptationenvironmental.com with inquiries.

Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC): The Venomous Snake Safety Course material was reviewed by PARC and advances the mission of PARC. This specific training would promote the conservation of snakes, educate participants about snake biology, and facilitate snake conservation by minimizing negative human-snake interactions.

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Bear Creek Lake Visitor Center Classroom

15600 West Morrison Road

Morrison, CO 80465

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