New Final USACE Prospectus Template

Introducing the United States Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) New Final Prospectus Template.   Use this guide to submit the Prospectus, the Initial Step to Obtain a Mitigation Banking Instrument (MBI) for the ACOE. This document will initiate the planning and review process by the appropriate agencies. Prior to submitting a prospectus, bank sponsors are encouraged to discuss their proposal with the appropriate agencies (e.g., pre-application coordination).   View the USACE Prospectus

Victoria Bruce to serve on Seminole County Parks and Preservation Advisory Committee

RELEASE DATE: 12/19/2018 SEMINOLE COUNTY APPOINTS MITIGATION BANKING GROUP CEO TO ADVISORY COMMITTEE Victoria Bruce to serve on Seminole County Parks and Preservation Advisory Committee OVIEDO, FLORIDA, DECEMBER 18, 2018 — This week, the Board of County Commissions announced in a letter from Chairman, Brenda Carey, Commissioner, District 5 the appointment of Victoria Bruce to Seminole Country Parks and Preservation Advisory Committee.  Victoria Bruce, 35, of Winter

FAEP Conference Recap

2018 FAEP Conference Recap Orlando, Florida Hosted by: CFAEP The 2018 Florida Association of Environmental Professionals (FAEP) annual Conference was a huge success with over 300 environmental consultants, engineers, attorneys, Florida Department of Environmental Protection staff, Florida Department of Transportation staff and other regulatory agency staff attending in sunny Orlando, Florida from September 19-21, 2018. From left to right: Tim Perry, Jennifer Cummings, Todd Hodgson, Jennifer Cummings, Todd Hodgson, Kelley Samuels, Brooke Bayer, Flomari Blackburn, Hannah Rowe, Victoria Bruce. The CFAEP (Central Florida Association

Everglades Trust

The Everglades comprise the largest subtropical wetland ecosystem in North America and are recognized as one of the most important on the planet. They are a World Heritage Site and an International Biosphere Reserve. Home to more than 80 endangered species of plants and animals, they are the source of the water supply for one out of every three Floridians (8 million people). The economics this great system generates and makes possible rival anything else in Florida. Watch this quick 3-min animated

Pending WOTUS (Waters of the United States) Determination

The pending WOTUS (Waters of the United States) determination for regulation to our natural resources is currently in flux and we are patiently awaiting how the regulations will effect our environment.  Historically, before wetland regulation and oversight, negative changes to our environment occurred; such as flooding, water quality degradation, river contamination and loss of wildlife. It’s important to have wetlands regulated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) so that projects with proposed wetland impacts obtain federal approval before filling

404 State Assumption Workshops Announcement

If you are interested in learning more about the proposed Section 404 of the Clean Water Act State Assumption, please attend one of these upcoming workshops: DATE AND TIME: May 30, 2018, beginning at 8:30 am. PLACE: Department of Environmental Protection, 2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 A live webinar is also available for the Tallahassee Workshop; webinar participants may register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8324935087855682563. DATE AND TIME: May 31, 2018, 8:30 a.m. PLACE: Department of Environmental Protection, Central District Office, 3319 Maguire Boulevard, Orlando,

Preparing For The 2018 Florida Association of Environmental Professionals Annual Conference and Training Symposium.

Miriam Balladares, Hilton; Victoria Bruce, MBG, Inc; Hannah Rowe, JMT, Inc.; Todd Hosgson, FECC, Inc.; Flormari Blackburn, E Sciences, Inc., Chef (Not Pictured: Jennifer Cummings, OCPW; Kelley Samuels, AECOM; Scott Martin, Pace Labs) https://www.cfaep.org/board/ On behalf of CFAEP and TRB, we are thrilled for the 2018 Florida Association of Environmental Professionals Annual Conference and Training Symposium. This year’s conference is being hosted by the Central Florida Association of Environmental Professionals and the National Academy of Sciences Transportation Research Board and will