Archbold Expeditions, founded by Richard Archbold, is a non-profit organization located south of Lake Placid in south-central Florida. Dedicated to long-term ecological research coupled with education and conservation, our work addresses the needs of the Northern Everglades, one of the world's most important regions for water, wildlife, and rare plants and animals.Â Programs speak to scientific, education and conservation issues throughout the Northern Everglades, from the high scrub ridges, through the open prairie ranchlands, to lake and river systems
since 1941 on the pristine natural landscapes Â of the ancient scrub ridges at Archbold Biological Station and along the Lake Wales Ridge
since 1988 on the working cattle ranch landscapes of the MacArthur Agro-ecology Research Center and surrounding ranches in the Okeechobee Basin.
since 2002 on the major ecological restoration landscape of a former cattle ranch adjacent to the Station, known as the Archbold Reserve.