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.

Existing items to include in this track:

NMFS
  • NMFS Hydroacoustic and Endangered Species Section 7 Overview (3/9/2016) - This webinar provides information on hydroacoustic effects and the Endangered Species Section 7 Consultation with the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). The NMFS presents details on what information must be submitted to the Service for projects requiring in-water pile driving where listed species may be present.
  • NMFS Essential Fish Habitat Overview (9/14/16) - This webinar provides information on Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) coordination and consultation with the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). The NMFS presents details on what information must be submitted to the Service for projects that may impact EFH.
USACE USFWS

Future CBT courses: Wetlands and Other Surface Waters, Protected Species and Habitat, Essential Fish Habitat

Upcoming In Person or Webinar Courses - None planned at this time.