Archive: November, 2022
  • 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.
  • USACE Begins Lake Okeechobee Releases to Caloosahatchee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will resume releases from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee Estuary from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) at a fourteen-day average pulse release of 1,200 cubic feet per second beginning Saturday, Nov. 19. No lake releases are planned for the St. Lucie Estuary.
  • USACE, Miami-Dade to host Back Bay Study charrette, public meeting

    USACE and Miami-Dade County will host a charrette Nov. 14-18, including a public meeting Monday, Nov. 14, for the re-initiation of the Miami-Dade Back Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. Working teams will conduct analysis and planning beginning with the study's 2021 recommended plan as a starting point. Public participation and input is highly desired and encouraged; the Nov. 14 public meeting will take place from 6-8 p.m. at Miami-Dade College.
  • USACE announces virtual BBSEER Project Delivery Team Meeting on November 17

    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 Wednesday, November 17, 2022 from 3 to 5 p.m. PM.
  • USACE Prepares for Tropical Storm Nicole

    As Tropical Storm Nicole makes its way toward Florida, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District is responding as needed and providing information to boaters and campers on operational adjustments to navigation, recreation, and Lake Okeechobee operations.
  • 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: to receive a secure link allowing them to participate in the Zoom Webinar.