Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Wildlife Research Lab

About Wildlife Research

The Wildlife Research Laboratory is a major field office of the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute. Biologists conduct individual research and monitoring projects and participate in cooperative work with other state, federal and university personnel.



History of the Wildlife Research Laboratory

Since 1974, the Wildlife Research Laboratory has served as the headquarters for research on various wildlife and habitats throughout Florida.

Historical Timeline

Learn how the Wildlife Research Laboratory has changed since the 1960s.



FWC Facts:
Along the Florida coast, sea turtles annually make between 40,000 and 84,000 nests. Females nest every 2-3 years, laying several nests on sandy beaches.

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