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Dealing with Venomous Snakes in Florida School Yards series

This series of four fact sheets helps teachers and parents protect children from potentially hazardous interactions with venomous snakes in Florida. Written with Florida public schools in mind, private schools, child daycare centers, and homeowners will also find this information useful, including:
  1. information that schools can provide to concerned parents
  2. steps schools can take to discourage snakes from entering school property
  3. a brief educational program teachers can present to students
  4. an action plan telling what to do in the event a child is bitten by a venomous snake, and
  5. a guide to assist in recognizing venomous snakes in Florida.

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Dealing with Venomous Snakes in Florida School Yards

UW225/WEC 199 by Steve A. Johnson and Martin B. MainApril 7th, 2020

Emergency Snakebite Action Plan

UW226/WEC 200 by Steve A. Johnson and Martin B. MainApril 7th, 2020

Preventing Encounters between Children and Snakes

UW227/WEC 201 by Steve A. Johnson and Martin B. MainApril 7th, 2020

Recognizing Florida's Venomous Snakes

UW229/WEC 202 by Steve A. Johnson and Martin B. MainApril 7th, 2020