Throughout the pandemic, Archbold has been fully engaged in science, conservation, and outreach. Currently our facilities are open by appointment only, but please stay tuned. We look forward to further opening to the public.

1941

The year Richard Archbold, famed aviator and explorer, founded Archbold Biological Station on an ancient scrub ridge in the headwaters of the Everglades, and established a tradition of long-term ecological research, conservation, and education

19

The number of federally listed threatened and endangered spieces found at Archbold

2,110

The number of scientific papers published by scientists based on work at Archbold

47,000 & growing

The number of elementary school children who have enjoyed the award-winning science curriculum and education programs offered by Archbold Biological Station

88

The number of species described by Archbold scientists

3,000

The number of cattle at the Archbold's Buck Island Ranch. Archbold's research program is pioneering solutions that are good for agriculture and nature

271,000

The number of of Florida plant, arthropod, bird, mammal, reptile, amphibian, and fish specimens in the Archbold Natural History Collection-one of the largest of any field station in the world

19,348

The number of acres managed by Archbold including a nature preserve, a cattle ranch, and wetland restoration projects

500+

The number of student interns who have completed research at Archbold and employed the rare opportunity to meet and work in the field with leading scientist