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February, 2017

Corps invites public to Port Everglades navigation improvements project meeting

Jacksonville, Florida – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers encourages the public to provide input as part of an updated analysis under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for the Port Everglades navigation improvements project. An open comment period started in late September and will end March 24, 2017. [Read More]
Published: Feb-16-17

Fernandina Beach sand placement starts this week

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today that a portion of Fernandina Beach will soon receive much-needed sand as part of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel maintenance project. [Read More]
Published: Feb-14-17

Construction continues on Kissimmee River Restoration; Navigation closures remain in effect

As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District continues to work towards bringing the Kissimmee River Restoration project to completion, navigation closures will remain in effect to accommodate ongoing construction activities. [Read More]
Published: Feb-13-17

Sand Key project to repair damages from Hurricane Hermine

The recently approved Pinellas County Shore Protection Project will repair damages sustained from Hurricane Hermine to the Sand Key Segment. The project is approved under the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency Act (Public Law 84-99), which authorizes activities for repair of federally authorized shore protection projects threatened or damaged by coastal storms. The project is set to begin this September and could last four months. [Read More]
Published: Feb-10-17

Fight invasive species at First Coast Air Potato Roundup Feb. 25

First coast residents can fight invasive species by participating in the 11th Annual First Coast Air Potato Roundup Saturday, Feb. 25, 9 a.m. – noon in Jacksonville, Florida and the surrounding area. The Invasive Species Management Branch of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District and partners at the First Coast Invasive Working Group host the event to celebrate National Invasive Species Awareness Week. [Read More]
Published: Feb-07-17