1997-In the Everglades, a local snake displayed by its capture. The snake can fetch up to $50 in local markets. The Florida Everglades are a disappearing world. Overpopulation, the sugar and cattle industry, mismanagement of the land, droughts and bush fires are just a few of the problems the Florida Everglades are facing. Here Glen Wilsey driving his airboat. According to Glen the best thing about being a tour guide in the everglades is driving the airboats. Riding an airboat is fun but driving an airboat is an awesome feeling.