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February, 2011


Corps of Engineers starts another Lake Okeechobee release to benefit Caloosahatchee Estuary

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will continue water releases from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee Estuary to help improve estuarine conditions, which have declined in recent months due to the lack of sufficient freshwater. [Read More]
Published: Feb-24-11

Interior Secretary Salazar helps break ground for new Picayune Strand project

The secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior, Ken Salazar, was among more than 130 people who celebrated the groundbreaking today of a new federal construction project to restore the Picayune Strand. Salazar is a strong supporter of Everglades restoration, and this marks at least his second visit to Florida within the last year or so to support the River of Grass. [Read More]
Published: Feb-18-11

Corps of Engineers starts another Lake Okeechobee release to benefit Caloosahatchee Estuary

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will continue water releases from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee Estuary to help improve estuarine conditions, which have declined in recent months due to the lack of sufficient freshwater. [Read More]
Published: Feb-17-11

Picayune Stand marks another milestone in Everglades Restoration

Federal and state leaders will be among the speakers at the groundbreaking celebration for the Picayune Strand Restoration Project on Friday, Feb. 18. [Read More]
Published: Feb-11-11

Corps releases environmental assessment to remove or replace federal culverts

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host two public meetings to present and discuss an environmental assessment (EA) covering the removal or replacement of federal culverts as part of the Herbert Hoover Dike Major Rehabilitation Project. [Read More]
Published: Feb-11-11

Corps of Engineers starts another Lake Okeechobee release to benefit Caloosahatchee Estuary

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will start a new water release from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee River in order to help improve estuarine conditions, which have declined in recent months due to the lack of sufficient freshwater. [Read More]
Published: Feb-10-11

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct major construction on L-40 levee, public access limited

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will soon conduct major dewatering, excavation and fill operations on the L-40 levee and canal adjacent to the Site 1 Impoundment project boundary. [Read More]
Published: Feb-09-11

Corps of Engineers conducts Lake Okeechobee releases to benefit Caloosahatchee Estuary

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will start a water release from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee Estuary to help improve the estuary’s condition, which has declined in recent months due to the lack of fresh water. [Read More]
Published: Feb-03-11

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host public meeting on 8.5 Square Mile Area Interim Water Control Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District is developing an interim water control plan for the 8.5 Square Mile Area Project. [Read More]
Published: Feb-01-11