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Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Our Mission Statement:

The UF-IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center (FLREC) specializes in urban and landscape ecology. The centralized location of the FLREC, in the middle of the largest population concentration in Florida (>6 million people), as well as its proximity to sensitive ecological areas allows our researchers, teachers and extension specialists to address critically important integrated ecological questions. In a region of constant change due to sea-level rise and continued population growth, UF-IFAS-FLREC scientists research multiple aspects of natural, agricultural, and highly urbanized tropical and subtropical landscape systems to develop management strategies to reduce the economic and ecological impacts of invasive plants, animals, and microorganisms at different spatial scales from the microscopic to the global.




Ft. Lauderdale Research & Education Center
3205 College Ave.
Davie, FL 33314
Phone: (954) 577-6300