Wetland Restoration Specialist Group Launch

I am very pleased to announce the launch of our Wetland Restoration Specialist Group website. It is the interactive network tool that I have been discussing with many of you for years. The WRSG is a global network of wetland restoration … [Read more...]

Conservation 20/20 Land Program Preserve Restoration Designs

Deep Lagoon Preserve (75 acres) and Imperial Marsh Preserve (240 acres) were acquired by Lee County Conservation 20/20. The natural hydropattern and plant communities on these properties had been disturbed by previous agricultural activities. KECE … [Read more...]

Fire Wise Management at Viera East Community

The communities of Viera East are situated within hundreds of acres of preserved upland and wetland habitats, including preserves for the Florida Scrub Jay and Gopher Tortoise. Over the years, these habitats have become increasingly overgrown with … [Read more...]

Corkscrew Regional Wetland Mitigation Bank

The 635 acre Corkscrew Regional Mitigation Bank is owned by South Florida Water Management District and was originally permitted and developed by Mariner Properties Development, Inc. under contract with the District. In 2008, EarthMark Southwest … [Read more...]

Gulfstream Natural Gas Pipeline Environmental Permitting & Mitigation

KECE began working on the Gulfstream Natural Gas System's pipeline project in the spring of 1999, providing support, training, and quality assurance for over 300 miles of habitat mapping, wetland jurisdictional delineations, and listed species … [Read more...]

Lake Wales Forest

The Lake Wales Forest Mitigation and Net Ecosystem Benefit Site (LWF) is a 398.5 acre wetland and upland restoration site located in southern Polk County which represents a portion of the required mitigation resulting from unavoidable impacts … [Read more...]

Manatee Wetland Restoration Project

The Manatee wetland mitigation and net ecosystem benefit (NEB) site is a 200 acre property located west of the city of Parrish in Manatee County, Florida. This property is within the Little Manatee River and Tampa Bay watershed basins and is … [Read more...]

Harbor Key Coastal Ecosystem Management

Harbor Key is located in lower Tampa Bay, Manatee County, Florida and consists of a coastal strand community with a narrow mangrove fringe. The coastal strand was significantly impacted by exotic plants, primarily Brazilian pepper. The site has high … [Read more...]

Prairie Pines Preserve Recreational Facilities

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...]

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

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