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  • July

    Jacksonville District engages Daytona Beach community at FRM Feasibility Study workshops

    More than 70 Daytona Beach residents converged on the John H. Dickerson Community Center July 16 to attend afternoon and evening presentations and discussion workshops hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, for the City of Daytona Beach Flood Risk Management Feasibility Study.
  • Jacksonville District Leadership Development Program seeks students for a transformative Journey

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- (July 11, 2024) In a world constantly changing, the need for visionary leaders has never been greater. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District’s Leadership Development Program embarks on a transformative journey that empowers Corps employees with skills, insights, and resilience to lead with purpose, drive impactful change while cultivating them to become tomorrow’s leaders.
  • Jacksonville District encourages visitors to practice water safety

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (July 3, 2024) - During the Independence Day holiday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is urging the public to prioritize safety. With increased water recreation, fishing at area lakes and beach goers, it is vital to follow safety guidelines to help prevent accidents.
  • May

    USACE scientists and engineers committed to CERP Science Driven Restoration

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 31, 2024) --- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District reflects on the hard work and dedicated efforts of their state partners as well as the scientist and engineers within the Corps and their unwavering commitment to Everglades restoration. USACE, and its state partners are making strategic efforts to restore, rehabilitate and reverse the damage inflicted in the past. This mission is no small task, the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) is an intensive project with far-reaching impacts on both the Everglades and its diverse wildlife, as well as the entire population of Florida.
  • Jacksonville District hosts Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway boat tour

    Jacksonville, Fla. -- (May 1, 2024) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District, partnered with the Florida Inland Navigation District, U.S. Coast Guard, and local stakeholders, on the U.S. Army Corps survey vessel, Florida II to conduct inspections along segments of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterways. While unconventional, the ship provided an invaluable setting for decision-makers to witness firsthand the environmental areas under discussion and foster relationships among stakeholders.
  • Jacksonville City Mayor, USACE kick off Beach Renourishment project along Duval shoreline

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District mark beginning of the Duval County Shore Protection Project at Jacksonville Beach.
  • Jacksonville District conducts second semi-annual St. Augustine Back Bay CSRM Feasibility Study community workshop

    (ST AUGUSTINE, Fla.) - As an element of its ongoing public outreach efforts, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, hosted more than 40 St. Augustine residents to the city’s Willie Galimore Community Center April 24, for a semi-annual workshop to discuss its ongoing St. Augustine Back Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study.
  • Through the Lens of Duty: Conservation and Education is Key for Jacksonville District Park Rangers

    CLEWISTON, Fla. – (Apr. 16, 2024) Driven by a profound passion for the great outdoors, wildlife, and the environment, natural resource park rangers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District (USACE) are unwavering in their dedication to conservation and education.
  • Jacksonville District celebrates ribbon cutting to support Everglades Restoration

    MIAMI-DADE COUNTY — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District and the South Florida Water Management District joined local, state, federal, tribal officials and stakeholders to at a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) New Water Seepage Barrier Wall Project, which extends the successful underground wall that was built as part of the 8.5 Square Mile Area Seepage Wall Project on Wed. April 24, 2024. 
  • April

    USACE Chief of Engineers signs Ponte Vedra Beach CSRM Chief’s Report

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla -- Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, 55th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the Chief’s Report April 18, 2024, for the Ponte Vedra Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management Study Report in a ceremony at USACE Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
  • March

    Guest opinion: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers walks side-by-side with Florida through challenges from Lake Okeechobee releases

    As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work through the effects of a strong El Niño climate pattern throughout the south Florida area, we want our partners and stakeholders to know that we are here, and we are listening. As we strive to balance equally important interests, we continue to encourage our partners and stakeholders to make their voices heard.
  • January

    USACE Commissions Task Force Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Division formally commissioned Task Force Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico in a ceremony at the historic Fort Castillo San Cristóbal in the heart of San Juan Jan. 23.