Water Resources and Global Climate Change

Water Resource and Global Climate Change: Critical Conditions within the Saloum & Casamance Catchments of Senegal & an Opportunity for Management and Restoration of Wetlands and Livelihoods … [Read more...]

Watershed Studies – Lee & Volusia Counties

KECE has conducted numerous watershed and mega-watershed studies for a variety of purposes. In the late 1980’s the firm worked with David Godschalk to produce the Lee County Coastal Study to be used in amending the Coastal Management Element of their … [Read more...]

International Workshop on Wetland Restoration, Beijing, China

Beijing Workshop Participants

The Ramsar Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP) wetland restoration, mitigation and management working group has been reviewing the existing Ramsar guidance on wetland restoration with the aim of determining if it needs updating and/or … [Read more...]

Water Management and Wetland Restoration Training Course

Water Management Training

Wetland restoration and management is a critical topic today worldwide as clean fresh water becomes an ever increasingly scarce commodity in light of human development and global climate change. The Water Management and Wetland Restoration … [Read more...]

Prospects for Southeast Lee County Report Receives Award

APA AWARD: The American Planning Association (APA) Florida Executive Committee has selected the Prospects for Southeast Lee County: Planning for the Density Reduction/Groundwater Resource Area to receive an Award of Merit in the Grassroots Initiative … [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...]

Density Reduction-Groundwater Resource (DR/GR) Area Study

Historic hydropatterns based upon ecological interpretation of 1953 aerial photographs.

The Density Reduction/Groundwater Resource (DR/GR) area includes approximately 83,000 acres of protected wetlands, conservation areas and agricultural lands. … [Read more...]

Lehigh Headwaters Initiative

Lehigh Headwaters Initiative

Water resource management issues within the East County Water Control District (ECWCD) effects on man-made and natural systems and communities on and offsite  (including the Caloosahatchee River, Orange River, Hickey’s Creek, Bedman Creek, Estero Ri … [Read more...]

Six Mile Cypress Slough Long-Term Ecological Monitoring

Six Mile Cypress Preserve (Photo credit: Lee County Parks & Rec)

As recently as the 1970’s Six Mile Cypress Slough (SMCS) was a relatively remote and unimpacted 2500 acre slough in rural Lee County southeast of Ft. Myers. At the present time, land development and water management activities may have reduced the h … [Read more...]