Many people have developed a fear of snakes (snake phobia). For most of them the fear comes from misconceptions and untrustworthy information about snakes. In reality, snakes are part and parcel of the natural world and they have a lotto offer ecologically, economically and socially. This course is designed to impart the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitude towards these fascinating organisms. The Rector of the College of African Wildlife Management(CAWM), Mweka, wishes to announce a one-week intensive short course on‘Snake Identification, Handling and Translocation’.