Local Food
Purchasing food from local areas helps to cut back on gas emissions created by long transportation routes out-of-area fruits and vegetables take to get to your local grocery store. Your food will be fresher, taste better and the air will be cleaner.



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Watering Restrictions


Allowed watering times:
12:00 midnight to 10:00 am, or 4:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.

Allowed watering days:
Thursday & Sundays = Even numbered and no numbered addresses.
Wednesday & Saturday = Odd numbered addresses.

For more details on watering restrictions in your area, please check with your city management.


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Associate Supervisor

Information: Mission
“To develop a greater public awareness and understanding of the importance of soil as a local, community resource and how soil quality and management relate directly to the biological function and health of other natural resources of conservation concern.”

Specialized Training
  • Delineation of the Landward Extent of Wetlands & Surface Waters, FDEP
  • Uniform Mitigation Assessment Method Training, SWFWMD
  • Determination of the Seasonal High Groundwater Elevation, SWFWMD
  • Habitat Assessment and Stream Condition Index Evaluation, FDEP
  • Advanced Wetland Plant Identification, FDEP
  • Geostatistical Analysis of Environmental Data, University of Florida
  • Taxonomy and Pollution Ecology of Aquatic Invertebrates, N.C. State University
  • Airport Wildlife Hazard Management, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

  • Soils Science Society of America
  • Florida Association of Environmental Soil Scientists
  • National Association of Environmental Professionals
  • Central Florida Association of Environmental Professionals

  • M.S., Environmental Science, Soil and Water Science Department, University of Florida, 2008
  • B.S. Biology, University of Central Florida, 1997

Professional Licenses / Certifications
  • Certified Professional Soil Scientist, No. 208093
  • Certified FDEP Stormwater, Erosion and Sedimentation Control Inspector


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