Science & Research

South Florida Natural Resources Center

South Florida Natural Resources Center

Staff at the South Florida Natural Resources Center research and monitor the Everglades ecosystem to help inform park management.

Everglades Restoration

Everglades Restoration

Everglades restoration is all about getting more, clean freshwater into the park at the right times so the ecosystem remains healthy.

Florida Bay & Gulf Coast Estuaries

Florida Bay & Gulf Coast Estuaries

Did you know that over one-third of the park is saltwater? Learn what SFNRC staff are doing to monitor the health of marine waters.

Monitoring Water

Monitoring Water

Park staff monitor fresh and saltwater conditions throughout the Everglades.

Monitoring Wildlife

Monitoring Wildlife

Birds, alligators, fish, and more. Find out more about how SFNRC staff monitor wildlife to determine the health of the Everglades ecosystem.

Monitoring Plants

Monitoring Plants

Take a short stroll in the park and you'll be amazed by the plant diversity found here. SFNRC botanists are working to document them all.

Hole-in-the-Donut Restoration Project

Hole-in-the-Donut Restoration Project

Restoration of 6,300 acres of former agricultural land located within the park is nearly complete. Read more about this unique park program.

Invasive Species Management

Invasive Species Management

SFNRC staff aim to prevent new invasive species from entering the park. They remove new exotic animals or plants quickly if they make it in.

Modeling Climate Change

Modeling Climate Change

SFNRC staff are measuring how climate change could cause habitats like these mangrove forests to change.

Applying for Research Permits

Applying for Research Permits

Want to do research in the park? Learn how to apply for a permit here.

Reports and Articles

Reports and Articles

Find out more about work at the SFNRC by reading park technical reports, articles, and science summaries.

Get Involved

Get Involved

Want to be part of the science that happens in the park? We have some opportunities for you!

 
 
 


 

Last updated: August 24, 2022

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