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  • USACE seeks comments on LOSOM Draft NEPA documents

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District (USACE) announces a 45-day public comment period for the Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Comments are due Monday, September 12, 2022. The draft documents and instructions on how to provide comments are available at www.saj.usace.army.mil/LOSOM.
  • Corps to host meeting with landowners for the Western Everglades Restoration Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District and the South Florida Water Management District will host a follow-up meeting with interested landowners regarding the Western Everglades Restoration Project (WERP) on August 10, 2022.
  • USACE announces Western Everglades Restoration Project Delivery Team Meeting on July 7

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces a Western Everglades Restoration Project (WERP) Virtual Project Delivery Team Meeting via WebEx scheduled for Thursday, July 7, from 1:30 to 3 p.m.
  • USACE announces BBSEER Project Delivery Team Meeting on June 30

    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 Thursday, June 30, 2022, from 1 to 3 p.m. “The purpose of this Project Delivery Team Meeting is to review model assumptions for the existing condition and future without project baselines prior to completing development and modeling in the Regional Simulation Model. The model assumptions were developed by the Interagency Modeling Center in collaboration with the BBSEER plan formulation and model subteams. The existing condition and future without project baselines will be used to measure the performance of the alternative plans. BBSEER alternative plans are intended to restore freshwater flows to terrestrial and coastal wetlands in Biscayne Bay and the Southeastern Everglades,” said April Patterson, BBSEER Senior Project Manager. “We appreciate the continued engagement of the interagency Project Delivery Team and members of the public during the planning phase of this complex project. Your participation during our extended meetings and workshops, your input, local knowledge, expertise and shared data are absolutely critical to the development and success of this project.”
  • Review of LOSOM draft documents scheduled for summer 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 has moved to mid-summer because feedback from the initial draft documents requires additional analysis by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District.
  • USACE hosts informational meeting on all phases of the Central Everglades Planning Project on May 18 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 Project (CEPP), a key project of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP).
  • USACE announces BBSEER Project Delivery Team Meeting on May 18

    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 Wednesday, May 18, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • USACE further reduces flows from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will further reduce releases from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee beginning Saturday, April 30 as we continue a gradual step-down to help moderate the high recession rate on Lake Okeechobee while sustaining beneficial conditions for the lake and estuaries through the remainder of the dry season.
  • USACE reduces flows from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will reduce releases from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee beginning Saturday, April 16 in an effort to support the ecology of the estuary and Lake Okeechobee, slightly slow the recession of the lake, and sustain beneficial conditions through the remainder of the dry season.
  • USACE adjusts Lake Okeechobee releases to Caloosahatchee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will slightly decrease Lake Okeechobee releases to the Caloosahatchee beginning Saturday, April 2 to support the ecology of the estuary.