Research in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Wilderness
Wilderness and science share a reciprocal bond. Proper management of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Wilderness requires high quality scientific information spanning a wide variety of disciplines. Still, the manner in which research is pursued has the potential to compromise the wilderness values and character we struggle so hard to protect.
Take a moment to learn more about the realities of study in Everglades National Park, and the specific legal and policy considerations that accompany research in a designated wilderness area.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENT ANALYSIS WORKSHEET
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Instructions are available that provide step by step guidance in the use of the Minimum Requirement Analysis Worksheet.
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Did You Know?
Over fifty-nine color varieties of the Liguus Tree Snail have been seen in and around the Everglades ecosystem. They graze on the algae and lichen that grows on smooth-barked trees. During the dry winter months, they are usually sealed to these trees to conserve moisture.