Archive: January, 2022
  • January

    That's a wrap. Soto reflects on 36 years with the district as she readies for retirement

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2022) – Lucy Soto, Jacksonville District's Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, is wrapping up her more than 36-year career this week while looking forward to her retirement.
  • USACE highlights restoration momentum at Everglades Coalition Conference

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Jan. 10, 2022) - After years of challenging policy work, Everglades restoration efforts are beginning to show real momentum. Col. James Booth, commander of the Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, gave an update on the "incredible progress" made on the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan over the past few years, including 20 projects complete or in phase 1 implementation, another 20 authorized or already under construction, and 8 more still in the feasibility study phase.
  • LOSOM Vital to Everglades Restoration

    For 37 years, the Everglades Coalition has been meeting in South Florida to discuss restoration of America’s River of Grass. It’s safe to say that the topic of water management has been a major part of that discussion every year. This year is no different as the Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual enters the home stretch.