Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy

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Tall Timbers Plantation
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Main house in 1913
Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy is located in Florida
Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy
Location Leon County, Florida
Nearest city Tallahassee
Coordinates 30°39′19″N 84°13′33″W / 30.65528°N 84.22583°W / 30.65528; -84.22583Coordinates: 30°39′19″N 84°13′33″W / 30.65528°N 84.22583°W / 30.65528; -84.22583
NRHP Reference # 89000240[1]
Added to NRHP April 7, 1989

Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy is a research and learning facility located in northern Leon County, Florida, just off County Road 12 on the north side of Lake Iamonia. Occupying the same acreage and location and operating from the old Beadel House, Tall Timbers researches the areas of fire ecology, resource management, forestry, game bird management, and vertebrate ecology.

The Research Station was formerly a quail hunting plantation of Tall Timbers Plantation built in 1895 by Edward Beadel.

Fire Ecology Program[edit]

The Fire Ecology Program is designed to provide the public with applicable, science-based information on prescribed fire and vegetation dynamics in the southern pine ecosystem, specifically in the Red Hills Region.

Resource Management Program[edit]

The Resource Management Program's responsibility is to manage the land so that the upland forests are maintained in an open, park-like condition using prescribed fire, mechanical tools, and chemical techniques to accomplish land management goals.

The Forestry Program is designed to meet the ecological forestry research needs of the Red Hills Region between Tallahassee, Florida and Thomasville, Georgia.

Game Bird Program[edit]

Diagram of Tall Timbers layout.

The Game Bird Program is studying the northern bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus) and its habitats.

Vertebrate Ecology Lab[edit]

The Vertebrate Ecology Lab is studying Bachman's Sparrows, Brown-headed Nuthatches, and Red-cockaded Woodpeckers.


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 

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