Office of Environmental Management

Environmental Coordination, Consultation and Permitting Training

Target Audience: Geared towards both FDOT and Consultant NEPA Practitioners and FDOT and Consultant Permitting Staff. Also a good resource for LAP Agency Partners.

Description: Currently this training track is built of various topics that pertain to endangered species consultation, environmental permitting and related topics. The track will continue to be developed as new webinar options are offered with partner agency staff and topics. CBTs developed for the PD&E Part 2 Track are also relevant to this track, including Wetlands and Protected Species and Habitat.

Items in this track include:

  • Endangered Species Act (ESA) Consultation Process (2022) - A four-part webinar series on the ESA consultation process hosted by FDOT Office of Environmental Management (OEM). The sessions provide a basic overview of the ESA consultation process using transportation project examples. Guest speakers from US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) focus on specific listed species, protection issues faced by law enforcement, and updates on current ESA listings and laws. This webinar series gives a broad perspective of activities performed by FDOT, USFWS, and NMFS under the Endangered Species Act. 

  • Section 4(f) Webinar (5/17/2016) - This webinar was conducted by the Office of Environmental Management to provide and overview of the 4(f) process and establish expectations when completing an evaluation.

  • Historical and Archeological Resources - 4/23/2019 - This CBT will introduce the listener to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, and provide an overview of the Section 106 process as dictated in 36 CFR Part 800 and in PD&E Manual Part 2, Chapter 8. 

  • Facilitating Equitable Outcomes (EJ Analysis) Part 1: Foundation of Environmental Justice  (9:30 minutes) Part 2: Scope and Definitions (15:32 minutes) Part 3: Methodology (21:18 minutes)

  • Environmental PSM Codes and Document Schedule Template (11/4/2016)  - Webinar providing an overview of the environmental project schedule and management (PSM) codes and review of example environmental document schedule templates

FWC

  • FWC Training (3/2/2020) - This webinar provides information on the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission's regulations, processes, and how their agency interacts with FDOT on transportation projects.

The following PowerPoint Presentations have been developed by FWC.  When you click on the links below to the PowerPoint, be sure you press "play" to view it as a PowerPoint show with voice over and everything.

NMFS

USACE

USFWS

 


For future OEM training opportunities, create an account on our FDOT Contact Mailer and select Environmental Management and Environmental Publications and Updates under the Publications Interest.  As training opportunities are available, we will send email notifications out through Contact Mailer.