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  • USACE hosts informational meeting on all phases of the Central Everglades Planning Project October 18

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a virtual informational meeting October 18 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 October 6

    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, October 6, 2021, from 9 to 11 a.m. “The purpose of this Project Delivery Team Meeting is to summarize feedback on measures and alternative concepts received at the September PDT. The team will also share the initial detailed alternative plans intended to store freshwater for use during the dry season, methods of conveyance and redistribution, and sources of freshwater developed without modeling. Initial plans are intended to restore timing and distribution of freshwater to natural areas such as Biscayne Bay and the Southeastern Everglades,” said April Patterson, BBSEER Senior Project Manager. “We appreciate the continued engagement of the Project Delivery Team, stakeholders 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.”
  • Working Draft of 2021 Everglades Restoration Integrated Delivery Schedule available to the public

    The South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Working Group is sponsoring a virtual public engagement workshop for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the Working Draft of the 2021 Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District invites partners, stakeholders, and the public to join us for the release of the Working Draft of the Integrated Delivery Schedule 2021 at the workshop. All participants are required to pre-register at: https://www.evergladesrestoration.gov/workshops/sept-29-2021-integrated-delivery-schedule-ids to receive a secure link allowing them to participate in the Zoom Webinar.
  • USACE invites partners, stakeholders, and the public to August 19 educational webinar and listening session for the Integrated Delivery Schedule for Everglades Restoration

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District invites partners, stakeholders, and the public to join us for an Integrated Delivery Schedule 101, 68 CERP Components Overview and Listening Session with Stakeholders on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 9 a.m.
  • USACE invites partners, stakeholders, and the public to educational webinar about the Integrated Delivery Schedule for Everglades Restoration

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District invites partners, stakeholders, and the public to join us for an Integrated Delivery Schedule 101 and Stakeholder Listening Session on Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 9 a.m.
  • USACE celebrates the completion of construction for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project

    Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District (USACE) hosted a ribbon-cutting event to celebrate the completion of the construction for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project. The Kissimmee River Restoration Project restores more than 40 square miles of the river floodplain ecosystem, 20,000 acres of wetlands, and 44 miles of the historic river channel.
  • USACE announces BBSEER Ecological Restoration Science Workshop

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces an Ecological Restoration Science Workshop for the Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (BBSEER) Project Study on Thursday, July 8, 2021.
  • Corps awards $81 million in construction contracts for Everglades restoration

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District, awarded four construction contracts for ecosystem restoration in south Florida in the past week, valued at more than $81 million. The construction projects include the Biscayne Bay Coastal Wetlands, Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) South, and Picayune Strand Restoration Projects, which are components of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP).
  • Corps announces public scoping meetings and public comment for Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces two public scoping meetings and the opening of the public scoping comment period for the Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (BBSEER) Feasibility Study. Public scoping comments are due October 1, 2020.
  • Corps announces availability of Final RECOVER Northern Estuaries Salinity Envelope Performance Measure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces the availability of the Final RECOVER Northern Estuaries Salinity Envelope Performance Measure.