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SFNRC Staff Larry Perez

Larry Perez

Title: Science Communications Outreach
Phone: 305-224-4263
Fax: 305-224-4147
Education: B.A, Parks and Recreation, Florida International University, Miami, FL, 1996. M.S., Environmental Studies, Florida International University, Miami, FL, 2008.

Larry Perez is a lifelong resident of Miami who has spent over 15 years working in south Florida's natural areas. During his career, he has worked as a naturalist for Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation, a hydrologic technician for Biscayne National Park, and an interpreter for Everglades National Park. Larry is a graduate of Florida International University with an undergraduate degree in Parks and Recreation Management and a Masters of Science in Environmental Studies. He is the author of the books Words on the Wilderness: A History of Place Names in South Florida's National Parks, and Snake in the Grass: An Everglades Invasion.

In his current capacity, Larry works as a science communications liaison for the South Florida Natural Resources Center. Persons interested in having Larry speak at their next function are welcome to contact him directly.


Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Over the course of thousands of years, the natural communities of South Florida have become well adapted to the devastating effects of seasonal hurricanes. In fact, such storms are considered an important element in the long-term health of the Everglades.