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  • USACE announces virtual BBSEER Project Delivery Team Meeting July 21

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District invites Project Delivery Team members, stakeholders, partners, and members of the public to attend a virtual Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (BBSEER) Project study on Friday, July 21, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • USACE Jacksonville publishes proposed FONSI and Draft SEA for Duval County, Florida, Shore Protection Project

    USACE Jacksonville announces the publication of a proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA) for Duval County, Florida Shore Protection Project, Duval County, Florida, for public review and comment.
  • USACE announces Project Delivery Team Meeting for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) Operational Plan on June 29

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a virtual Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) Operational Plan on Thursday, June 29, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites volunteers to plant native flowers at W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area on Saturday June 24 during National Pollinator Week

    ALVA, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District invites the public to participate in a day of service at the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam South Recreation Area near Alva during National Pollinator Week, on Saturday, June 24, from 7:30 a.m. through 4 p.m. The Corps is looking for 100 or more volunteers of all ages, for any amount of time, to plant nearly 9,000 Florida native pollinator wildflowers and grasses.
  • USACE increases target flows from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee Estuary

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will increase releases from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee River Estuary beginning Saturday, June 10. The releases to the Caloosahatchee River Estuary will target a pulse release at a 7-day average of 2,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79). This is a slight increase from the 1,800 cfs targeted pulse release that has been in effect since April 15. Since this target is measured at the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79), it includes local basin runoff and may require flows at S-79 to temporarily go above the target release to maintain flood control along the C-43 Canal.
  • USACE announces a Project Delivery Team Meeting for Combined Operational Plan (COP) Update June 21

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a Virtual Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for Combined Operational Plan (COP) Implementation on Wednesday, June 21, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. “The purpose of this Project Delivery Team Meeting is to provide our partners, stakeholders and the public an update on the implementation of the Combined Operational Plan and Adaptive Management in the southern part of our Central and Southern Florida system, and to discuss the future of COP as we transition to CEPP,” said Project Manager Jonathan Jenkins.
  • USACE announces public comment on proposed construction of the SW 87th Ave. Bridge in Palmetto Bay pursuant to Section 408

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a 30-day public comment period for the Draft Environmental Assessment and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact for the proposed construction of the SW 87th Avenue Bridge over the C-100 Canal in Palmetto Bay in Miami-Dade County, Florida. The USACE, in response to a request from the South Florida Water Management District on behalf of the Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works is evaluating a modification to the Central and Southern Florida Federal Civil Works project pursuant to 33 U.S.C. 408. Comments are due June 8, 2023.
  • USACE begins dredging of Ponce de Leon Inlet, IWW

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has begun maintenance dredging of sections of the Ponce de Leon Inlet and nearby sections of the Intracoastal Waterway. The USACE dredging vessel Murden is expected to remove approximately 60,000 cubic yards of shoaling material over a 40-day period.
  • USACE announces virtual BBSEER Project Delivery Team Meeting May 18

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District invites Project Delivery Team members, stakeholders, partners, and members of the public to attend a virtual Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (BBSEER) Project study on Thursday, May 18, 2023, from 1 to 4 p.m.
  • USACE announces public comment on proposed alum treatment system for C-43 West Basin Storage Reservoir pursuant to Section 408

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District announces a 30-day public comment period for the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the approval of construction of an aluminum sulfate (alum) treatment system during the construction of the authorized C-43 West Basin Storage Reservoir (WBSR) in Hendry County, Florida. The Corps is evaluating the request from the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) to modify the C-43 WBSR Federal Civil Works project pursuant to 33 U.S.C. 408. Comments are due June 5, 2023.