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1 Environmental Management Volusia County Ginger Adair, Director

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

3 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 Trees Wetlands Stormwater Sea Turtles Potable Water Wellfield (Well Field Protection) Water Conservation Water Wise Landscaping Beaches and Dunes

4 Division Programs Pollution Control Natural Resources Green Volusia Program Marine Science Center Land Management Environmental Permitting

5 Tom Carey Pollution Control

6 Program Areas Bio-Residual Sludge Domestic Waste Environmental Emergency Response Team (EERT) Hazardous Waste Solid Waste Water Resources Management Petroleum Cleanup

7 Water Quality Monitoring Surface Water Storm Water TMDL Airport Assists with compliance and enforcement to help protect the health of the public and ecosystems.

8 River and Beach Cleanups St. Johns River Halifax/Indian R./Coastal

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

10 Natural Resources Katrina Locke

11 Program Areas Protected Species Policy Sea Turtles Manatees Scrub Species Estuarine Habitat Restoration Environmental Education Green Volusia Special Projects

12 Sea Turtle Protection Natural Areas Conservation Zone Nest Marking, excavations Rut Raking Washbacks Strandings Migratory Birds Lighting Enforcement

13 Manatee Protection Plan Speed Zone Enforcement Manatee Watch Mono-filament Recycling Outreach, Education, & Research Marine Mammal Stranding Manatee Conservation Fund

14 WHY?

15 Green Local Government

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

17 Michael Brothers Marine Science Center

18 Program Areas Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Seabird rehabilitation Exhibit Area Education Guest Services

19 Randall Sleister Land Management

20 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

21 Land Management 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 OutreachEducation

22 Lake George Conservation Lands

23 Tara Boujoulian Environmental Permitting

24 Program Areas Trees Wetlands Class II Overlay Zone Protected Species Residential Permits Commercial Permits Complaint Investigation Enforcement Courtesy inspections RegulationsActivities

25 Questions?


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