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Key Marco CDD Promoting Efficient Use of Water

Monday, June 29th, 2015

With the dry season over, Key Marco Community Development District (CDD) is reaping the benefits of a new pump station that captures normally wasted potable water, pumping it back to their lined irrigation pond for future irrigation use. The seasonal lifestyle has the demand for potable water at Key Marco CDD low, at times causing […]

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WETPLAN – Watershed Education Training – Ponds, Lakes And Neighborhoods

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Most Southwest Florida residents who live on a lake or pond may not realize that their waterfront views are actually stormwater detention ponds built for runoff attenuation and treatment to improve water quality before discharging into the Gulf of Mexico. These ponds were actually carved out to supply soil for the foundation of the development, […]

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Florida Stormwater Association Conference

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Engineers, scientists, managers, policy makers, and elected officials from throughout Florida came together June 17-19 to look for innovative and cost-effective solutions to common problems relating to stormwater management and finance at the annual FSA conference. Johnson Engineering Environmental Scientist, Tim Denison was part of the FSA planning committee who helped organize the successful conference […]

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Not all Ponds are Created Equal

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Johnson Engineering team members Mike Lohr, P.S.M. and Kim Arnold, P.G., along with Sarasota County Environmental Manager John Ryan, presented at the 2015 Florida Stormwater Association (FSA) conference held June 17-19. The team presented their findings from studies of wet detention pond discharge behavior. The presentation focused on the ongoing study of discharge frequency at […]

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Lee County Port Authority Working to Keep the Skies Safe

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

The Southwest Florida International Airport’s (RSW) Hazardous Wildlife Remediation project is helping protect aircraft and passengers through habitat modifications intended to deter wildlife from being attracted to the airport property. Catastrophe can strike when birds share airspace with aircraft. One example of this issue made national headlines when Flight 1549 went down in the Hudson […]

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The New Village of Estero

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Calling Lee County home for the last 70 years, it’s an exciting time for us to see Southwest Florida continue to take shape as the residents of Estero formed their own village. Considered part of unincorporated Lee County until the November 2014 election, Estero lies in southern Lee County, just south of Fort Myers and […]

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The Florida Greenbook

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

The Florida Greenbook is a manual of uniform minimum standards for design, construction, and maintenance for streets and highways This manual is intended for use on all public roads that are not part of the State Highway System, or non-FDOT controlled roads. The Florida Greenbook Advisory Committee meets annually to review and update design standards. […]

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Cape Coral Hospital Hosts a Planting Day

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

The wellness initiative that Lee Memorial Health System’s Cape Coral Hospital began is producing some rewarding results. This past December, the hospital hosted an onsite planting day where students from Caloosa Elementary and Middle School planted vegetables in planter boxes located throughout the Wellness Education & Butterfly Garden. With the close proximity of the school […]

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Fort Myers Country Club is Back in Full Swing

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Golfers are excited about the much anticipated Fort Myers Country Club grand re-opening. The legendary Donald Ross course built in 1916 gets a much needed renovation. Nearly a century ago, the late Donald Ross designed the 130-acre Fort Myers County Club Golf Course located between McGregor Boulevard and US 41. This iconic facility has been […]

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Researching Effects of Mosquito Spray on Other Species

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

During the summer of 2014, Sr. Ecologist, David W. Ceilley was co-investigator on a research grant from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) for “Measuring the fate and non-target impacts of Dibrom™ using aerial ultra low volume (ULV) spray technology in mangrove and open marsh wetlands”. The […]

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