SFNRC - Expedite your Research Permit Application
Investigators conducting any field work in Everglades or Dry Tortugas National Parks require a research permit. The parks review compliance concerns rigorously prior to issuing new research permits and in requiring the receipt of study deliverables prior to renewing existing permits.
Please review the following list of common research issues that may lead to further compliance review of your permit. A complete assessment of these questions can help expedite the application process.
If your research involves any such issues, you are advised to contact the park research permit coordinator regarding your study to facilitate your application. The coordinator may request that you provide detailed information of the type listed below:
Be advised that renewal of permits may be delayed if previous deliverables have not been received by the park research permit coordinator.
Did You Know?
Soft-shell turtles may not have the protective hard covering seen on other turtles, but they make up for that with relatively greater speeds in the water. Also, their long noses are well adapted for snorkeling. These amazing animals seem perfectly built for a life in the Everglades!