Burmese Pythons: Removals
* Consistent with National Park Service management policies, Everglades National Park has initiated a pilot authorized agent program to assist with python removal in and around the park. The pilot program has been renewed for 2011/2012 and remains capped at 30 agents. The park has met this quota due to overwhelming interest from qualified applicants.
† These preliminary data, derived from records secured by Everglades National Park, remain subject to quality assurance and quality control.
Did You Know?
A pair of endangered wood storks need about 440 pounds of fish during a breeding season to feed themselves and their young. Everglades National Park serves as an important nursery ground for raising their chicks.