Working Group Sponsored Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) Public Workshop

EVERGLADES RESTORATION

Monday, February 2, 2015

Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Description and General Purpose of the Meeting:

A series of public workshops for the Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) is being sponsored by the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Working Group to engage the public. Restoration of the South Florida Ecosystem is being implemented via a combination of federal, state, tribal, and local projects. Public discussions related to the IDS will include construction timelines, interdependencies and benefits related to multiple projects. The final IDS will include only federal projects cost shared with the local sponsors (Central and Southern Florida Projects (C&SF) which includes the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), Kissimmee River Restoration, and the Everglades and South Florida (E&SF)/Critical Projects). These major projects have been merged into the IDS that provides an overall strategy and sequence for their planning, design, and construction based on ecosystem needs, benefits, costs, and available…

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Working Group/Science Coordination Group Meeting

Monday, January 26, 2015

Time: 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Description and General Purpose of the Meeting:

The mission of the Working Group is to support the Task Force in its efforts to achieve the restoration, preservation and protection of the ecosystem while promoting a sustainable South Florida. The Working Group assists the Task Force in providing intergovernmental coordination, exchanging information, facilitating the resolution of conflict, assisting members, and promoting public participation. The mission of the Science Coordination Group is to assist the Task Force in providing intergovernmental coordination of the programmatic scientific aspects of restoration of the South Florida Ecosystem. This is the first regular meeting of the year and at such regular meetings, staff and member agencies update matters previously presented and provide briefings on new or emerging issues relevant to Everglades Restoration.

Meeting will be held in the Governing Board Auditorium at the SFWMD in Building B-1 located at 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, Florida 33406.

Meeting will be webcast.

For more information please visit our page at: http://www.evergladesrestoration.gov

Working Group Sponsored Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) Public Workshop

Monday, January 26, 2015

Time: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Description and General Purpose of the Meeting:

A series of public workshops for the Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) is being sponsored by the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Working Group to engage the public. Restoration of the South Florida Ecosystem is being implemented via a combination of federal, state, tribal, and local projects. Public discussions related to the IDS will include construction timelines, interdependencies and benefits related to multiple projects. The final IDS will include only federal projects cost shared with the local sponsors (Central and Southern Florida Projects (C&SF) which includes the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), Kissimmee River Restoration, and the Everglades and South Florida (E&SF)/Critical Projects). These major projects have been merged into the IDS that provides an overall strategy and sequence for their planning, design, and construction based on ecosystem needs, benefits, costs, and available funding.

Meeting will be held in the Governing Board Auditorium at the SFWMD in Building B-1 located at 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, Florida 33406.

Meeting will be webcast.

For more information please visit our page at: http://www.evergladesrestoration.gov