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Volusia County. Environmental Management. Ginger Adair, Director. 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. Trees Wetlands

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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
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
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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
program areas4
Program Areas

Regulations

Activities

  • Trees
  • Wetlands
  • Class II Overlay Zone
  • Protected Species
  • Residential Permits
  • Commercial Permits
  • Complaint Investigation
  • Enforcement
  • Courtesy inspections
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