Old Collier Golf Club

In 1997 and 1998, KECE conducted habitat mapping, wetland assessments, wildlife surveys, and designed wildlife management and wetland restorations plans as part of the federal, state, and local permitting process to gain approval of a professional … [Read more...]

Lee County Port Authority

KECE served as the general environmental consultant for the Lee County Port Authority from 1998 to 2003. KECE managed issues including environmental permitting, habitat management, restoration, and wildlife for both the Southwest Florida … [Read more...]

Florida Gulf Coast University

Kevin Erwin Consulting Ecologist, Inc. (KECE) was an integral part of the Florida Gulf Coast University design team commissioned in 1991 to develop a Campus Master Plan that was “in harmony with land’s natural characteristics.” The resulting cutti … [Read more...]

County Recognized with Environmental Award

Lee County's ongoing effort to deal with wildly conflicting land uses in the southeast part of the county has drawn the attention of 1000 Friends of Florida.The private not-for-profit planning group recognized the county effort with a Community … [Read more...]

Port Manatee Spoil Island

Spoil Island, Post-Restoration

The Port Manatee Spoil Island Restoration project was implemented to enhance, restore, and create wetland habitat to offset a portion of the wetland impacts associated with the port expansion. … [Read more...]

Restored Lands Achieve State Success Criteria

In December 2010, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection confirmed that both Manatee and Lake Wales Forest Mitigation and Net Ecosystem Benefit sites have reached the habitat restoration, creation, and enhancement success criteria … [Read more...]

Mangrove Restoration Draws Wildlife & Photographers at Estero Beach & Tennis Club on Fort Myers Beach

Snowy Egret

During the summer of 2008, Kevin Erwin Consulting Ecologists, Inc. (KECE) was hired by Estero Beach & Tennis Club Condominium (EBTC) to restore a 300 foot long mangrove fringe area. The project is located in the Town of Fort Myers Beach, Florida, … [Read more...]

Prairie Pines Preserve Recreational Facilities

Wildlife Observation Blind at Prairie Pines Preserve

KECE worked with the Lee County Parks and Recreation Department to help design a new park in North Fort Myers known as Prairie Pines Preserve. This project involved the design, permitting and construction inspection of resource-based public … [Read more...]

Integrating Rare Florida Scrub Habitat into the Viera East Community Design (Brevard County, Florida)

Scrub-Jay-crop-reduced-size

KECE was the primary environmental consultant on the planning, design, permitting and implementation of the Viera East Community in Brevard County, Florida. The Viera East Community includes over 1,000 acres of preserves with the majority being … [Read more...]

Hamilton Harbor Yacht Club

Hamilton Harbor (Photo credit: Collier Enterprises)

The Hamilton Harbor Yacht Club is located on a 175-acre property, of which 120 acres is permanently preserved conservation area, in Collier County, southwest Florida. KECE was instrumental to the permitting process for this development, and developed … [Read more...]