Ordway-Swisher Biological Station

The Ordway-Swisher Biological Station (OSBS) is a University of Florida research support facility established for the long-term study and conservation of unique ecosystems through management, research, and education. OSBS currently comprises over 9,500+ acres with building facilities to support research, education, and conservation efforts. The Station is administered through the UF Institute of Food & Agricultural Science's (IFAS) Office of the Dean for Research and is located approximately 20 miles east of Gainesville in Melrose, Florida.

Click here for more information: Ordway-Swisher Biological Station Overview (2016)

Station Office Mailing Address
Phone: 352.475.2300
Fax: 352.475.2848
Ordway-Swisher Biological Station
University of Florida
693 State Road 26
Melrose, FL 32666