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  • USACE announces virtual BBSEER Project Delivery Team Meeting on April 4 and In-Person (Hybrid) back-to-back PDT Meetings April 27 and 28

    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 Tuesday, April 4, 2023, from 1 to 4 p.m., AND requests RSVPs for In-Person (Hybrid) back-to-back PDT Meetings Thursday, April 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, April 28, 2023 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the South Florida Water Management District Headquarters at 3301 Gun Club Road in West Palm Beach.
  • Lake Okeechobee releases planned for Sediment Study on February 21 through 24

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District plans to execute a minor adjustment to the current lake release schedule from Tuesday, February 21 through Friday, February 24, that will release water from Lake Okeechobee as part of an ongoing sediment study by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
  • USACE to host Virtual Project Delivery Team Meeting for the Western Everglades Restoration Project on Feb. 24

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District invites partners, stakeholders, and the public to join us for to a Virtual Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Western Everglades Restoration Project (WERP) on Friday, February 24, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. “We invite Project Delivery Team members, tribes, landowners, partners, stakeholders and the public to join us at a Virtual Project Delivery Team Meeting on the Western Everglades Restoration Project,” said WERP Project Manager Steve Baisden. “Members of the PDT and the public will have an opportunity to receive an update on the replacement of the Wingate Mill STA feature and path forward.”
  • USACE requests public comments and hosts virtual meeting Feb. 24 on draft documents for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project (KRRP) Increment 1 Temporary Deviation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District requests public comment on the draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the proposed Kissimmee River Restoration Project (KRRP) Increment 1 Temporary Deviation, Osceola and Polk counties, Florida. The project non-Federal sponsor is the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). Comments are due March 7. A virtual informational meeting is scheduled for Friday, February 24, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. There will be an opportunity for formal public comment during the meeting.
  • USACE and SFWMD announce four virtual workshops in February for development of C&SF Flood Resiliency Study alternatives

    The Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) will host a will host a series of four virtual workshops in February as part of the C&SF Flood Resiliency Study. Each workshop is a standalone session that will focus on development of preliminary alternatives for one of the planning reaches discussed at the planning charrettes held on January 11 and 12. Each session will also include a recap of the problems, opportunities, objectives, and constraints collaboratively developed on the first day of the planning charrette. The management measures and conceptual ideas developed for each planning reach on day 2 of the charrettes held in January will provide the starting point for preliminary alternative development. Series of Four Virtual Workshops for Development of Alternatives for the C&SF Flood Resiliency Study in February Session 1 - Reach A: Broward and Hillsboro Basins: Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Session 2 – Reach B: Little River and Nearby Basins: Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Session 3 - Reach C: Miami River and Nearby Basins: Thursday, February 16, 2023, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Session 4 – Reach D: South Miami Basins: Friday, February 17, 2023, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • USACE announces two Public NEPA Scoping Meetings on Nov. 28 and extends public comment on New C&SF Flood Resiliency Study to Dec. 7

    USACE invites the participation of Federal and state agencies, Native American Tribes, local agencies, and interested stakeholders in providing comments and identifying any issues or concerns. Two virtual Public NEPA Scoping Meetings will be held on Monday, November 28. The first will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., and the second will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The meetings will include a short presentation about the study and the NEPA process, followed by a comment period to receive feedback on the flood risk problems, including what is important to stakeholders when we look at the problems and potential solutions. The NEPA Scoping comment period is being extended through Wednesday December 7, 2022, to allow additional time due to the effects of Hurricane Nichole and the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday.
  • 2022 Everglades Restoration Integrated Delivery Schedule highlighting unprecedented momentum to be released during November 18 SFER Task Force Workshop

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District invites partners, stakeholders, and the public to join us for the release of the 2022 Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) at a virtual public engagement workshop sponsored by the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration (SFER) Task Force on Friday, November 18, 2022, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The IDS provides the roadmap for sequencing of planning, design, construction and operations of both federal and state projects related to Everglades restoration. All participants joining the November 18 Virtual Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) Task Force Stakeholder Workshop virtually are required to pre-register at: https://www.evergladesrestoration.gov/workshops/november-18-2022-integrated-delivery-schedule-ids-stakeholder-workshop to receive a secure link allowing them to participate in the Zoom Webinar.
  • Working Draft of 2022 Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) shows unprecedented momentum in Everglades Restoration with more than $1 Billion in projects under construction

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has released the Working Draft of the Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) 2022. The IDS provides the roadmap for sequencing of planning, design, construction and operations of both federal and state projects related to Everglades restoration.
  • USACE requests RSVPs for in-person BBSEER Project Delivery Team Meetings on Oct. 26 and 27, with a virtual option

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District requests RSVPs for two back-to-back in-person Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meetings for the Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (BBSEER) Project study on Wednesday, October 26, and Thursday, October 27, 2022, at the FAU Davie Campus at 3200 College Avenue, Davie, Florida, 33314. There will also be a virtual option available for those unable to attend in-person.
  • Working Draft of 2022 Everglades Restoration Integrated Delivery Schedule available to the public

    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 (IDS) 2022 at the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Meeting on Wednesday, October 19, 2022. The IDS provides the roadmap for sequencing, planning, design, construction and operations of both federal and state projects related to Everglades restoration.