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Map of Biscayne National Park, with coastal mangroves and keys colored green for reference. Though Biscayne National Park is classified as a marine park, it encompasses numerous keys and coastal mangroves within its jurisdiction. Along these shores, you can find a variety of objects that have...

A typical day at Biscayne National Park For this summer, my primary responsibilities are conducting CREEL surveys with recreational anglers and monitoring sea turtle nesting along the northern Florida Keys within Biscayne National Park. In addition to these duties, I also contribute to marine debris removal,...

The Ecosystems of Biscayne National Park Biscayne National Park is an expansive marine reserve, the largest in the United States National Park System. Within its boundaries, it hosts a diverse array of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems that span across three distinct regions: Biscayne Bay, the Coastal...

For this blog I decided to pay attention to other projects that Biscayne National Park does pertaining to the Fish and Wildlife Inventory and Monitoring Program (FWIMP). After a month at the park, I have learned that there are a range of conservation projects that...

Welcome to my final blog! it has been an exciting ride! I am not going to lie and say that South Florida is the place I always saw myself grow as a person and a professional, especially because I am an emigrant and have moved constantly from...

Biscayne National Park is home to more than 400 different species of fish that rely and thrive on its unique and diverse marine ecosystems. Within these ecosystems we have mangrove forests along the coast and along the different keys that serve as their nurseries. The...

Hello! Welcome to my first blog!  My name is Veronica Guevara and this summer I am a Mosaics in Science intern at Biscayne National Park in Florida! Even though I am a Miami local, I am originally from Cuba, and I have also lived all around,...