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Mission.

The MacArthur Agro-ecology Research Center at Buck Island Ranch is dedicated to long-term ecological research, education, and environmental stewardship on a large-scale working cattle ranch.  The Center focuses on the challenges of protecting and restoring the vast open landscapes critical to the Northern Everglades Ecosystem.  Our program is part of the global effort to sustain working farms and ranches while maintaining their ecological and environmental values.