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Environmental management

Volusia County

Environmental Management

Ginger Adair, Director


Mission

Mission

Our mission is the preservation, protection and restoration of our natural resources for the benefit of the citizens of Volusia County.


Minimum standards and county wide environmental ordinances

Minimum Standards and County Wide Environmental Ordinances

  • Trees

  • Wetlands

  • Stormwater

  • Sea Turtles

  • Potable Water Wellfield

    (Well Field Protection)

  • Water Conservation

  • Water Wise Landscaping

  • Beaches and Dunes


Division programs

Division Programs

  • Pollution Control

  • Natural Resources

  • Green Volusia Program

  • Marine Science Center

  • Land Management

  • Environmental Permitting


Pollution control

Pollution Control

Tom Carey


Program areas

Program Areas

Bio-Residual Sludge

Domestic Waste

Environmental Emergency Response Team (EERT)

Hazardous Waste

Solid Waste

Water Resources Management

Petroleum

Cleanup


Water quality monitoring

Water Quality Monitoring

  • Surface Water

  • Storm Water

    • TMDL

    • Airport

Assists with compliance and enforcement to help protect the health of the public and ecosystems.


River and beach cleanups

River and Beach Cleanups

  • St. Johns River

  • Halifax/Indian R./Coastal


Petroleum cleanup

Petroleum Cleanup

Manage the petroleum cleanup program, which ensures cleanup of petroleum related groundwater and soil contamination.


Natural resources

Natural Resources

Katrina Locke


Program areas1

Program Areas

  • Protected Species Policy

    • Sea Turtles

    • Manatees

    • Scrub Species

  • Estuarine Habitat Restoration

  • Environmental Education

  • Green Volusia

  • Special Projects


Sea turtle protection

Sea Turtle Protection

  • Natural Areas

  • Conservation Zone

  • Nest Marking, excavations

  • Rut Raking

  • Washbacks

  • Strandings

  • Migratory Birds

  • Lighting Enforcement


Manatee protection plan

Manatee Protection Plan

  • Speed Zone Enforcement

  • Manatee Watch

  • Mono-filament Recycling

  • Outreach, Education, & Research

  • Marine Mammal Stranding

  • Manatee Conservation Fund


Environmental management

Why?


Environmental management

Green Local Government


Environmental management

As a county government we have both the opportunity and responsibility to use resources wisely and to encourage others to do the same.


Marine science center

Marine Science Center

Michael Brothers


Program areas2

Program Areas

  • Sea Turtle Rehabilitation

  • Seabird rehabilitation

  • Exhibit Area

  • Education

  • Guest Services


Land management

Land Management

Randall Sleister


Program areas3

Program Areas

  • Management Plan Development

  • Habitat Maintenance & Restoration

    • Prescribed Fire

    • Sustainable Forestry

    • Mechanical Techniques

    • Upland Ecosystem Restoration Project

  • Faunal and Flora Assessment

    • Inventory

    • Monitoring

  • Exotic Plant & Animal Control

  • Security & Maintenance


Land management1

Land Management

Outreach

Education

  • Biking

  • Camping

  • Equestrian

  • Hiking

  • Hunting

  • Nature observation

  • Education Programs

    • Tours

    • Interpretative Signage & Brochures

  • Volunteers

    • Self-interpretive trail signage

    • Guided tours

    • K-12 educational programs

    • Adult educational programs

    • Brochures

    • Internet


    Conservation lands

    Conservation Lands

    Lake George


    Environmental permitting

    Environmental Permitting

    Tara Boujoulian


    Program areas4

    Program Areas

    Regulations

    Activities

    • Trees

    • Wetlands

    • Class II Overlay Zone

    • Protected Species

    • Residential Permits

    • Commercial Permits

    • Complaint Investigation

    • Enforcement

    • Courtesy inspections


    Questions

    Questions?


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