Riverwoods Field Laboratory

Riverwoods Field Laboratory


Learn about the world’s largest river restoration project, the Kissimmee River, at the Riverwoods Field Lab, managed by the Florida Center for Environmental Studies (CES) in partnership with the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD).





The Florida Center for Environmental Studies, in cooperation with SFWMD, has developed a field-based, interactive Education Program at DuPuis Visitors Center that targets secondary students, teachers, adults, families and the local community.



Events & Opportunities


Please join us at DuPuis on January 31 and March 14 to view the moon and the stars! Learn more about this family event!


Elementary Educators - Register to take The Great Water Odyssey Teacher Training ONLINE for FREE!


Senator Bill Nelson discusses sea level rise at Miami Hearing

Senator Nelson spoke at this hearing in Miami on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Learn more about this exciting event!

Sea Level Rise Summit 2013

As a follow up to Florida Atlantic University's successful 2012 Summit, CES hosted the Sea Level Rise Summit 2013: Resilience in the Face of Change in conjunction with our many partners!

Sea Level Rise Mythbusting

CES' Keren Bolter recently gave a TEDx Miami talk that clears up some common misconceptions about sea level rise and paints a picture of what Miami will look like in the future.

Predicting Ecological Changes in the Florida Everglades in a Future Climate Scenario

February 2013, the Center for Environmental Studies, USGS and FL Sea Grant hosted a technical meeting at FAU. The two day event brought scientists and resource managers from various agencies and universities together. More information and resources are available here.

CES Director, Dr. Leonard Berry testimony before the US Senate

On April 19, 2012, Dr. Berry, as an invited witness, testified before the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. The purpose of this hearing was to receive testimony on the impacts of sea level rise on domestic energy and water infrastructure.


Climate Change: FAU Research Priority

Climate change research has been designated as one of three FAU-wide Research Priorities.  Read more about CES' role in the research being conducted by FAU.

Kissimmee River Restoration Monitoring

CES provides research assistance for the South Florida Water Management District in support of the Kissimmee River Restoration Project.

Assessing Sea Level Rise Impacts on Florida Transportation

Read more about and download this newly released report - made possible by a grant from the Florida Department of Transportation

 Last Modified 10/21/14