Deering Estate

South Florida Biodiversity, Science, and Restoration at the Deering Estate

Mentor: Christopher Bumpus

The Deering Estate offers multiple options for study of plants and animals. Example internship projects include: (i) study of growth rates in the pine rocklands following a prescribed burn; (ii) studies of avian populations at Deering and avian uses of plants; (iii) habitat use and population studies of Reef Geckos (Sphaerodactylus notatus); (iv) surveys for invasive anoles; (v) biodiversity surveys in seagrass and mangrove environments; and (vi) examination of the effects of Chicken Key restoration on native biodiversity.

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