January / February 2024

Volume 46, Number 1

Have an idea for a story? Would you like to submit a column for consideration? Please, let us know. And remember to fill us in on your organization’s new people, programs, new offices, projects or technologies — anything of interest to environmental professionals working in Florida. Send to SPECIFIER PUBLISHING
LLC, P.O. Box 1857, Tallahassee, FL 32302.

Florida’s Environmental News Source of Record focused on news content of interest to the environmental community.

SPECIFIER PUBLISHING LLC

Publisher

Editor-In-Chief

Patrick Gillespie

Staff Writers

BLANCHE HARDY, PG

Senior Correspondent

LINA ALFIERI STERN

MBA, MSRED, LEED Green Associate

Contributing Writers and
Columnists

BETH HICKENLOOPER
St. Johns River Water
Management District

KEYNA CORY
Florida Recycling Partnership
Foundation

KATHERINE MUNSON
Southwest Florida Water
Management District

MIKE RUBIN
Florida Ports Council

BRENDAN BROWN
CDM Smith

LEO CANNYN, PMP, PE, ENV SP
Beryl Engineering & Inspection

Designing Resilient Structures for Coastal Communities

Designing Resilient Structures for Coastal Communities

Designing resilient structures for coastal communities in Florida involves innovative strategies to combat natural disasters. This approach prioritizes robust materials and advanced technologies, ensuring buildings withstand environmental stresses while fostering sustainable development.

Read More »
In Other News

In Other News

In other news: DEP Secretary Shawn Hamilton’s recent statement outlines the ambitious environmental goals in Governor Ron DeSantis’ ‘Focus on Florida’s Future Budget’ for Fiscal Year 2024-25. The budget prioritizes significant investments in Everglades restoration, water quality protection, and land acquisition for environmental resilience.

Read More »
nfwmd

NWFWMD Project Applications Due in February

The Northwest Florida Water Management District (NWFWMD) is calling for project applications, with a deadline in February 2024. This funding initiative supports crucial springs restoration and alternative water supply projects, promoting sustainable water resource management in northwest Florida.

Read More »

FROM AROUND THE GULF

From Around the Gulf provides a comprehensive exploration of the Gulf region, highlighting its unique environmental features and the socio-economic challenges faced by its coastal communities. This insightful piece sheds light on the intricate balance between development and conservation in this vital area.

Read More »
FLORIDA NOTES

Florida Notes

The approval of the 2023 North Florida Water Supply Plan marks a significant step in ensuring sustainable water resource management. This plan, developed collaboratively, aims to meet the increasing water demands while preserving the integrity of natural ecosystems in North Florida.

Read More »
2024 Florida Legislative Session Bills of Note

2024 Florida Legislative Session Bills of Note

The 2024 Florida Legislative Session brings a range of impactful bills, including proposed amendments to county commissioner term limits, critical infrastructure protection, and environmental management. These key proposals are set to shape Florida’s legislative landscape.

Read More »

January/February 2024

Volume 46, Number 1

2024 Florida Legislative Session Bills of Note

2024 Florida Legislative Session Bills of Note

The 2024 Florida Legislative Session brings a range of impactful bills, including proposed amendments to county commissioner term limits, critical infrastructure protection, and environmental management. These key proposals are set to shape Florida’s legislative landscape.

Read More »
FLORIDA NOTES

Florida Notes

The approval of the 2023 North Florida Water Supply Plan marks a significant step in ensuring sustainable water resource management. This plan, developed collaboratively, aims to meet the increasing water demands while preserving the integrity of natural ecosystems in North Florida.

Read More »

FROM AROUND THE GULF

From Around the Gulf provides a comprehensive exploration of the Gulf region, highlighting its unique environmental features and the socio-economic challenges faced by its coastal communities. This insightful piece sheds light on the intricate balance between development and conservation in this vital area.

Read More »
nfwmd

NWFWMD Project Applications Due in February

The Northwest Florida Water Management District (NWFWMD) is calling for project applications, with a deadline in February 2024. This funding initiative supports crucial springs restoration and alternative water supply projects, promoting sustainable water resource management in northwest Florida.

Read More »
In Other News

In Other News

In other news: DEP Secretary Shawn Hamilton’s recent statement outlines the ambitious environmental goals in Governor Ron DeSantis’ ‘Focus on Florida’s Future Budget’ for Fiscal Year 2024-25. The budget prioritizes significant investments in Everglades restoration, water quality protection, and land acquisition for environmental resilience.

Read More »
Designing Resilient Structures for Coastal Communities

Designing Resilient Structures for Coastal Communities

Designing resilient structures for coastal communities in Florida involves innovative strategies to combat natural disasters. This approach prioritizes robust materials and advanced technologies, ensuring buildings withstand environmental stresses while fostering sustainable development.

Read More »

Have an idea for a story? Would you like to submit a column for consideration? Please, let us know. And remember to fill us in on your organization’s new people, programs, new offices, projects or technologies — anything of interest to environmental professionals working in Florida. Send to SPECIFIER PUBLISHING
LLC, P.O. Box 1857, Tallahassee, FL 32302.

Florida’s Environmental News Source of Record focused on news content of interest to the environmental community.

SPECIFIER PUBLISHING LLC

Publisher

Editor-In-Chief

Patrick Gillespie

Staff Writers

BLANCHE HARDY, PG

Senior Correspondent

LINA ALFIERI STERN

MBA, MSRED, LEED Green Associate

Contributing Writers and
Columnists

BETH HICKENLOOPER
St. Johns River Water
Management District

KEYNA CORY
Florida Recycling Partnership
Foundation

KATHERINE MUNSON
Southwest Florida Water
Management District

MIKE RUBIN
Florida Ports Council

BRENDAN BROWN
CDM Smith

LEO CANNYN, PMP, PE, ENV SP
Beryl Engineering & Inspection