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Current Implementation of Waters of the United States

BREAKING NEWS Current Implementation of Waters of the United States “At this time all issuance of 404 permits are on hold.” -FDEP The Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are in receipt of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona’s August 30, 2021, order vacating and remanding the Navigable Waters Protection Rule in the case of Pascua Yaqui Tribe v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In light of this order, the agencies have halted implementation of the Navigable Waters Protection Rule and

FAEP Annual VIRTUAL Conference and Training Symposium 2021

FAEP Annual VIRTUAL Conference and Training Symposium 2021 Join the Florida Association of Environmental Professionals (FAEP) for the Annual VIRTUAL Conference & Training Symposium. The Florida Association of Environmental Professional is an affiliate of the National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP).  The Florida state chapter was founded in 1987 and has eight local chapters throughout the state. FAEP is a multidisciplinary professional association of Environmental Professionals from a variety of disciplines including: biologists, scientists, geologists, environmental engineers, environmental attorneys, wetland scientists, botanists, planners,

Coastal Cleanup On September 18th by Marine Resources Council

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The Mitigation Banking Group, Inc. is proud to be a Golden Lagoon Hero Sponsor for the Annual International Coastal Clean-Up on Saturday, September 18, 2021 (8 AM – 12 PM). The Cleanup will take place along the shores of the Pineda Causeway & POW / MIA Park (formerly Pineda Landing Park in Brevard County, Florida). Hope to see you there! RSVP

FAMB’s Annual 2021 Mitigation Banking Workshop

The Florida Association of Mitigation Bankers invites you to attend our annual Mitigation Banking Workshop on Thursday, September 30th and Friday morning, October 1st at the Jacksonville River City Downtown Hotel.  Thursday will focus on discussions from state and federal regulators. Their Friday program will provide a series of discussions on various industry topics of interest. Please feel free to share with any mitigation banker, environmental consultant, engineer, attorney or landowner who may be interested in attending. Please note the workshop

Victoria’s Presentation at 35th Annual Environmental Permitting Summer School

Wetland Mitigation in Florida Presented by Victoria Colangelo. We are excited to be presenting at the JW Marriott Marco Island for the 2021 Summer School which fell over the dates July 20-23, 2021! This is one of our favorite events of the year. If you were not there this year, please plan on attending next year as it is really Florida’s largest and best environmental conference. Victoria K. Colangelo is the CEO of The Mitigation Banking Group, Inc. She has over

35th Annual Environmental Permitting Summer School Recap

It’s been so great to be back at the JW Marriott Marco Island with all of the top environmental professionals in the state of Florida. Each year, FENI produces the long-standing and popular seminar called the Environmental Permitting Summer School. Seminar sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are available to firms interested in marketing services and products to Florida’s environmental and growth management audience. The Florida Chamber Foundation focuses on identifying SOLUTIONS to challenges facing Florida. Founded in 1968, the Foundation is a business-led,

Beach Cleanup with Central Florida Association of Environmental Professionals

“On June 26, 2021, The Mitigation Banking Group, Inc. sponsored the Central Florida Association of Environmental Professionals and the Central Florida Recon in Playalinda Beach- Cape Canaveral, Florida for a Beach Effort Cleanup. On June 26, 2021, as a group of 25 people, we collected 34 lbs of trash, including old toothbrushes, cans, large bags of potato chips, water bottles, etc…. Victoria has been a board member and/or active member with the CFAEP since 2005 and is delighted to be able

Efforts to restore the Everglades’ Unique Ecosystem

Last year, Florida’s governor, signed an agreement with the US Army Corps of Engineers to build a massive $3.4bn reservoir west of Palm Beach, which would help restore the flow of freshwater to the Everglades. The goal is to restore the flow and treat dirty water from Lake Okeechobee so that by the time it reaches the Everglades, the water is mostly free of the nutrients that cause toxic algae blooms. Construction is underway to create a network of marshes spanning

CFAEP Wekiva River CleanUp

Wekiva Island River Cleanup Beautiful day with CFAEP and a river cleanup effort. CFAEP provided the cabana, kayaks, river cleanup nets, bags, food, drinks and the group did the rest! Not only did we collect a bunch of trash, but the event also raised $400 to be donated to Keep Seminole Beautiful , who arranges monthly cleanup events. We are also proud to annouce that The Mitigation Banking Group matched the money raised to bring the total to $800. To learn

Conversations on Species Credits

Join MBG, Inc. in a discussion on “Wetland & Species Mitigation Banking” @ 4:00 PM EST: April 22, 2021 Hosted by Ecological Services and Markets, Inc. This webinar will include information on the administrative and policy barriers, strategies of credit sales, best practices for credit ledgers, sales contracts, integration with RIBITS, and matching project impacts with banks & credits. RSVP HERE