Burmese python research in the media

June 14, 2023

Celebrating a remarkable 10-year milestone, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s invasive species team has made impressive strides in the removal of Burmese pythons.

This dedicated team has been at the forefront of combating the detrimental impact of these invasive reptiles on Southwest Florida’s ecosystem. Their tireless efforts have not only helped protect native wildlife but also safeguarded the delicate balance of the region’s biodiversity. To learn more about their remarkable work, you can explore the following news stories documenting their efforts.

Recent articles

Giant snake caught on video: View record Burmese python from its head to its tail
Naples Daily News

Burmese pythons in Florida actually a mixture of multiple species: USGS
Naples Daily News

19-foot invasive Burmese python captured in Florida
ABC Action News

Scout pythons help scientists battle spread of giant snakes as program passes 10th year
– News-Press

‘Holy smokes … This is science fact’: What scientists have learned fighting Burmese pythons
– Naples Daily News

What do we know about Florida pythons after a decade of research? A lot – and it’s unsettling
– Naples Daily News

Burmese Python in Florida: Hard wins in the battle against invasive snake
– Naples Daily News

Pythons, 1 – Everglades, 0
– Florida Weekly

Pythons, Invasive and Hungry, Are Making Their Way North in Florida
– The New York Times

Small details in $117B state budget: from python removal to ‘accurate’ state history program

USGS: New Insights on the Spread of Invasive Burmese Pythons in Florida