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Matthew Schrader, a coastal engineer and planner with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District has worked and played on most of the 1,350 miles that make up the Florida coast. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Photo by Brigida I. Sanchez)
Each weir will have a 16 x 22 inch concrete cap and a 3 x 15 foot notch, allowing for continued vessel and fauna transit. The advantage of the design is that it can be adapted for sea level rise by constructing additional height uniformly across the entire length of the respective weir. (USACE photos by USACE Jacksonville District Supplemental team)
Two years later, and still in the throes of a global pandemic, the Jacksonville District continues to be at the forefront of the COVID-19 fight. Pictured: Jacksonville District Assessment team members: Hector Ortiz, Jorge Rivera and Ramon Pacheco. (USACE photo)
As Senior Program Manager Forward, Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from April 2015 to April 2022. Ms. Taplin was instrumental in the success of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan and the South Florida Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Program by providing technical oversight and coordination and engagement with tribal, federal, state, local agencies and stakeholders. Ms. Taplin's commitment to the restoration of America's Everglades and dedication to Federal Service reflect great credit upon her, the Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Army. (USACE photo by Ty Erickson)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, state and federal partners break ground at the Indian River Lagoon-South C-23/24 Stormwater Treatment Area in Fort Pierce on Feb. 18, 2022. (USACE photo by Bri Sanchez)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' senior enlisted adviser Command Sgt. Maj. Patrickson Toussaint poses with leaders from the Jacksonville District Leadership Development Program II during a visit Feb 16, 2022. (Pictures Left to Right) Alejandro Rosado-Rivera, Bikash Saha, Erika Rivera, Kelvin Rosado, Carolina Burnette, Jay David, Command Sgt. Maj. Patrickson Toussaint, Chad Manson, John Baehre, Lt. Col. Matthew Miller, Jacksonville Deputy District Commander, Danielle D'Amato, Corey Maier, Roberta Cotton, District Training Coordinator and LDP program manager and not pictured is Gideon Juko. (USACE photo by Bri Sanchez)
Applied Aquatics, project manager, Keith Mangus demonstrates how to use a wind meter. The wind plays an important role when managing invasive aquatic plants with chemical sprays. The Portable Series Wind Meter is used to indicate wind speed and direction. Licensed applicators use this device along with guidance from the Environmental Protection Agency to determine whether or not to spray invasive aquatic plants. (USACE photo by Brigida I. Sanchez

News Stories

Rio Puerto Nuevo – Moving Forward with Innovated Proposed Channel
5/13/2022 UPDATED
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (May 10, 2022) – Engineers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District briefed and provided an overview of the Rio Puerto Nuevo Flood Damage Reduction project at...
Every Day is Earth Day
4/26/2022
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Apr. 26, 2022) – For Matt, every day is Earth Day. A Florida native and a waterman, his passion led him to a career and life of working with nature...
Prevention Starts with You: USACE reinforces prevention as key to combating sexual assault
4/26/2022
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Apr. 26, 2022) – In a perfect world, the conversation about sexual assault would never have to happen. Unfortunately, our world is far from perfect and sexual harassment, and...
Request for facility expansion support keeps Jacksonville District in forefront of pandemic fight
4/21/2022
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Apr. 21, 2022) –Two years later, and still in the throes of a global pandemic, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District continues to be at the forefront of the...

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BBSEER Project Delivery Team Meeting moved to June 1 2022
5/16/2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is postponing the Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (BBSEER) Project...
Review of LOSOM draft documents scheduled for summer 2022
5/11/2022
The release of the Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual draft Environmental Impact Statement and Water Control Plan documents for review by federal, state, tribal partners and members of the public...
USACE hosts informational meeting on all phases of the Central Everglades Planning Project on May 18 2022
5/4/2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a virtual informational meeting May 18 2022 to share information about progress on all phases of the Central Everglades Planning...
USACE announces BBSEER Project Delivery Team Meeting on May 18
5/2/2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (BBSEER) Project Study on...

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