• Army Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 28

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will waive day use fees at its more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Sept. 28. On this day, fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches will be waived. Locations in Florida include W.P. Franklin, Ortona and St. Lucie recreation areas.
  • Additional meeting scheduled for Central Everglades Planning Project public meeting series; Meetings begin this week

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has scheduled an additional public meeting to discuss the draft report for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) and give all interested individuals, groups and agencies an opportunity to comment and ask questions.
  • Corps awards another contract for HHD improvements

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded its second contract in the past two weeks to replace two water control structures in Herbert Hoover Dike as part of the ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee.
  • Corps reduces flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will further reduce the amount of water flowing from Lake Okeechobee starting this weekend.
  • Series of Public Meetings Scheduled for Central Everglades Planning Project Sept. 16-19

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will be holding a series of public meetings to discuss the draft report for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) and give all interested individuals, groups and agencies an opportunity to comment and ask questions.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host outreach event at Fort DeSoto Park

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will be available at Fort DeSoto Park, outside the visitors center, Tuesday, Sept. 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to provide information and respond to questions about its Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study of the former Mullet Key Bombing and Gunnery Range.
  • Corps awards contract for HHD improvements

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a contract to replace two water control structures in Herbert Hoover Dike as part of the ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee.
  • Little Lake Worth and Turtle Cove removed as potential locations for mitigation

    The Lake Worth Inlet Feasibility Study proposes to deepen and widen the Federal channel from Lake Worth Inlet to the Port of Palm Beach. Due to significant comments received from stakeholders during the review period, Little Lake Worth and Turtle Cove have been removed as potential locations for seagrass mitigation.
  • Draft report for Central Everglades Planning Project available online

    The Draft Integrated Project Implementation Report (PIR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) is now available online for public review.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completes work at Odyssey Middle School

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has completed its remedial action at Odyssey Middle School in Orlando, Fla. The school is located on the Pinecastle Jeep Range Formerly Used Defense Site, where the military conducted live-fire training and demonstrations during World War II.