Schedule Field Research

UF/IFAS NCBS Field Research This service is only available to internal UF/IFAS NCBS Employees. All other departments needing assistance with vessel related field research would need to submit a request form for a captained vessel. Request a captained Vessel About the Service UF/IFAS NCBS researchers and staff must submit a request form for all field […]

Reserve the Seahorse Key Marine Lab

Seahorse Key Marine Lab In 1952, the University of Florida established its marine laboratory on Seahorse Key, part of the Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge. Ever since, the island’s flora, fauna, history, and unique geographic structure have provided outstanding teaching and research opportunities for students, faculty, and the local community. Read the SKML FAQ → […]

Reserve Meeting Facilities

NCBS meeting spaces available by request UF IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station is proud to offer enriching spaces at our facility in Cedar Key for successful conferences, courses, meetings, and events. We strive to create an atmosphere conducive to learning, growth and collaboration and at the same time to provide visitors with a serene experience […]

Reserve the Wet Lab

MODULAR WET LAB FOR EXPERIMENTS The Wet Lab is located on the first floor of our facility in Cedar Key, and is available to faculty, staff, and students for research and experimentation. This space is outfitted with water delivery, aeration, a modular and flexible tank system for a range of uses that will include hard […]

K-12 Groups

Field-based Learning for K-12 Students Our motto is conservation through education. Register your K-12 group for immersion in field lab experiences that use sound science to explore and explain watersheds, estuarine and marine ecology, and the organisms that call the Nature Coast home. Read Our K-12 FAQS → About the Service The exact cost per […]