Wildlife Monitoring Program

NPS biologist surveying an alligator nest
NPS biologist surveying an alligator nest.

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A long-standing wildlife monitoring program in Everglades National Park has provided information critical to the management of wading birds, eagles and ospreys, sea turtles, alligators and crocodiles, white-tailed deer, and the Cape Sable seaside sparrow. Florida panthers are tracked year-round in Everglades National Park as part of an interagency effort to monitor the population of this endangered species. Center staff also manage the monitoring program for wildlife at Dry Tortugas National Park, which includes annual data collectionon about sea turtles and nesting seabirds such as sooty and noddy terns, the masked booby, magnificent frigatebirds, and brown pelicans.

Last updated: July 23, 2015

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40001 State Road 9336
Homestead, FL 33034-6733


305 242-7700

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