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 is all about getting more, clean freshwater into the park at the right times so the ecosystem remains healthy.
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.
Park staff monitor fresh and saltwater conditions throughout the Everglades.
Birds, alligators, fish, and more. Find out more about how SFNRC staff monitor wildlife to determine the health of the Everglades ecosystem.
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
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
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
SFNRC staff are measuring how climate change could cause habitats like these mangrove forests to change.
Applying for Research Permits
Want to do research in the park? Learn how to apply for a permit here.
Reports and Articles
Find out more about work at the SFNRC by reading park technical reports, articles, and science summaries.
Want to be part of the science that happens in the park? We have some opportunities for you!
Last updated: August 24, 2022