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Living Shorelines

Using “green” infrastructure in coastal communities is an option that promises future payout. One form of “green” infrastructure that is growing popular in the Southeastern U.S. is living shorelines. Living shorelines control erosion and benefit the ecosystem by using organic materials such as plants, stone, and oyster reefs. Living shorelines are usually an alternative to […]

EAI’s New Titusville Office

EAI’s Titusville branch moved into a new office in May (pictured above). Located at 1231 Garden Street Suite 1D, Titusville, FL 32796, this office specializes in protected species surveys and permitting, water quality, environmental assessments, project compliance support, and right of way permitting. Some of our dynamic Titusville staff, Rachel King, Jessica Richards, and Amanda […]

Announcing EAI’s Environmental Engineering Department

EAI is pleased to announce the addition of Environmental Engineering to serve our clients further. Led by Kaitlin Wood, P.E., EAI’s Environmental Engineering department promotes installation of nature-based solutions, such as living shorelines and wetlands, over traditional, hardened infrastructure. EAI’s environmental consulting expertise and Kaitlin’s background in public utilities allows EAI to provide hybrid (green/grey) […]

Employee Happenings

Former EAI field technician, Chelsey Petersen, was hired as a full-time Biologist. Chelsey has been with EAI for the last five sea turtle nesting seasons supporting projects in Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian River Counties as well as in Mississippi. Congratulations, Chelsey! EAI is also pleased to announce the addition of four new biologists: Meike […]

Sea Turtle Nesting Season

On March 1, 2021, EAI began daily, ongoing sea turtle nesting surveys on approximately 50 miles of high-density sea turtle nesting beaches along Florida’s east coast. We monitor beaches in Volusia, Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin, and Palm Beach Counties. This year, in support of several beach nourishment projects, we’ve conducted nesting surveys in Miami-Dade […]