Exotic Plant Management Plan
Management of exotic plants in Everglades National Park is guided by the South Florida and Caribbean Parks Exotic Plant Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement, whose purpose is to:
Watch Everglades Invasives: Burmese Pythons and Beyond, a 15-minute video about invasive plants, snakes, and fish in Everglades National Park. Learn about current research and the natural history of top invasive species that threaten the Everglades, including Old World climbing fern, Burmese pythons, and African jewelfish.
Did You Know?
Over fifty-nine color varieties of the Liguus Tree Snail have been seen in and around the Everglades ecosystem. They graze on the algae and lichen that grows on smooth-barked trees. During the dry winter months, they are usually sealed to these trees to conserve moisture.