CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA) is a proud sponsor of the 32nd Annual Environmental Permitting Summer School to be held in Marco Island, Florida on July 17 – 20, 2018. Visit us in Booth #307 and enter to win our annual beach party prize!
Environmental Permitting Summer School is the largest environmental conference in Florida and provides the most up-to-date information and training regarding environmental permitting. It is attended by more than 850 attorneys, consultants, engineers, state and local government officials, developers, landowners and others with a strong interest in environmental issues in Florida. Florida Environmental Permitting Summer School qualifies for continuing education credits for environmental professionals.
Join CSA scientists as they present courses on:
Threatened and Endangered Species in the Marine Realm | Wednesday, July 18 | 3:30 pm – 5:10 pm
With Mary Jo Barkaszi - This extremely timely and informative course will “cover the bases” from NEPA to permitting; critical environmental issues including Johnson Seagrass, ESA protected marine species and essential fish habitat, sea turtles, and marine mammals. Click here for more information. (Scroll to PPP)
Beach Renourishment and Nearshore Hardbottom | Thursday, July 19 | 10:30 am – 12:10 pm
With Erin Hodel - This session will present on hardbottom resources located just offshore of sandy beaches; methods for ecological monitoring; impact avoidance, minimization, and mitigation; and environmental permitting challenges associated with beach nourishment projects. Click here for more information. (Scroll to JJJ)
Seagrasses and Mangroves | Friday, July 20 | 10:30 am – 12:10 pm.
With Dr. Mark Fonseca - This session will include presentations on how the ecology and biology of Florida’s seagrasses and mangroves drive the reality of regulatory responses; what restoration options and assessment strategies are available; the challenges of UMAM and the permitting process; and monitoring in the context of the regulatory environment. Click here for more information (Scroll to III).
Organized by the Florida Environmental Network, Inc. (FENI), part of the Florida Chamber Foundation, this event is an ongoing effort to keep its members and other business organizations informed of the numerous environmental and growth management laws and regulations affecting Florida’s citizens and businesses. The Florida Chamber Foundation focuses on identifying solutions to challenges facing Florida.