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Exotic Invaders: Pythons in the Everglades Previous Broadcasts

KQED World: Sun, Sep 4, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

EXOTIC INVADERS: PYTHONS IN THE EVERGLADES documents how the Everglades' fragile and treasured ecosystem is under attack by invasive species including an apex predator-the Burmese python. The Burmese python, a ravenous snake that rivals the anaconda in size and appetite, has gained a foothold in the Everglades. Since its arrival, the native animal populations of possums, raccoons, bobcats, foxes, otters and armadillos have crashed by as much as 98 percent. The one-hour documentary features interviews with the hunters, scientists and policy makers on the front lines of the battle against Florida's pythons.

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    • Fremont Peak Tower Maintenance

      *UPDATE: The tower crew will work the Fremont peak tower as of 11am, Thursday, Nov 30th. We will need to lower power on KQET, Channel 25, to 25% at 10:30am through 4-5pm. Thank you for your patience!

    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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