Bathtub Beach Renourishment Project

Bathtub Beach Renourishment Project

Martin County recently completed a project to replace sand on Bathtub Beach on the east coast of Florida. Beach renourishment includes the dumping or pumping of sand from elsewhere (i.e., sand borrow sites) onto an eroding beach often to widen the existing beach and...
Conference Happenings

Conference Happenings

EAI has presented at two conferences in 2017. In February, EAI presented at the Florida Shore and Beach Preservation Association’s Technical Conference in Stuart, FL and in April the International Sea Turtle Symposium in Las Vegas, NV. EAI Biologist Joe Scarola...
Habitat for Humanity Gopher Tortoise Relocation

Habitat for Humanity Gopher Tortoise Relocation

In December 2016, managers of a St. Lucie County Habitat for Humanity project found that, while construction was halted for the holidays, some gopher tortoises took up residence on the construction site. EAI volunteered to help. Our biologists discovered four gopher...
EAI Employees!

EAI Employees!

The past few months have provided great opportunities for EAI to expand existing staff roles and hire new staff. Current employees who have expanded their roles include Carrie Goethel who is now our Laboratory Manager, Andrew Luering who is now the Field Technician...
SAV Interagency Calibration Exercise

SAV Interagency Calibration Exercise

Submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) surveys can be conducted via a variety of methods. However, since SAV surveys are performed by multiple entities in the State of Florida and used in the development of statewide policy, an SAV calibration exercise is conducted...
EAI’s New Fort Myers Office! – February 2017

EAI’s New Fort Myers Office! – February 2017

EAI is excited to announce its expansion to the west coast of Florida with the establishment of a new branch office in Fort Myers, Lee County. Services offered at the new location include, but are not limited to: environmental assessments environmental resource...