My new book Exploring Florida’s Botanical Wonders talks about the botanical beauty of Florida and leads you to where you can experience it yourself.
Keeping track of Everglades pythons
I’m pleased to report that Everglades National Park is now on Twitter, sharing what their staff (and wild places) are up to, including trapping Burmese pythons.
Snakes alive! (Or maybe not)
The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission sent out notice this past week that they’re expanding their Burmese python hunting to all hunters on state and federal lands in South Florida – including Big Cypress National Preserve. That’s good news to Florida hikers, since stumbling across one of these monster snakes in the wilds isn’t …
Where to encounter a Burmese python
Where might a hiker encounter a Burmese python? Thankfully, the range – despite recent scares of big snakes in Central Florida, which were pets that were let loose – of the “naturalized” pythons is, according to sources at Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, not too far north. “Wild pythons have been found up to …