Science & Research

South Florida Natural Resources Center

About the SFNRC

The South Florida Natural Resources Center (SFNRC) conducts science that informs the management of the south Florida national park units

SFNRC Programs

SFNRC Programs

Management pertaining to wildlife, hydrology, water quality, restoration, and invasive plants and animals

Ecosystem Restoration Projects

Ecosystem Restoration Projects

The Critical Ecosystem Studies Initiative (CESI) funds important research focused on ecosystem restoration in south Florida.

Research Permits

Research Permits

The SFNRC issues permits to researchers from universities, non-governmental organizations, and federal, state, and local agencies



The SFNRC maintains a full suite of publications that document decades of local scientific study.


Cover of Florida Invaders publication

Florida Invaders

Do you know what nonnative species are lurking around your community? Florida Invaders provides details about the many threats posed by the spread of invasive exotic species.

Biologists collecting soil elevation data in the Everglades

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South Florida / Caribbean Inventory & Monitoring Network

Everglades National Park is one of seven parks encompassed by the South Florida / Caribbean Network, one of the 32 geographic networks that make up the National Park Service Inventory and Monitoring Program, which was launched in 1998 to build a stronger scientific foundation for the management and protection of natural resources across the country.

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

40001 State Road 9336
Homestead, FL 33034


(305) 242-7700

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