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    Everglades

    National Park Florida

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.

 
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The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Wilderness: Research

Download this fact sheet in PDF format using the links below.

Hi-Res, 4.1MB | Lo-Res, 480 KB

 
 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENT ANALYSIS WORKSHEET

 
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Researchers are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the worksheet, and use it as guidance in the development of their project alternatives.

Download the Worksheet
PDF, 50 KB

 
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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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PDF, 21 KB

 

Did You Know?

Limestone

Limestone is the porous, sedimentary rock you see in the Everglades. These rocks are made of calcium and contain fossils of sea life, evidence of ancient seas that once covered the area. The limestone aquifer under the Everglades acts as the principal water recharge area for all of south Florida.