Ecobite Episode 1: The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act's impact on the environmental industry, with Esri's Sunny Fleming

Posted by Ecobot on Apr 4, 2023 9:00:00 AM

Sunny Fleming is Esri’s Industry Specialist for Environment and Conservation for State and Local Government. She read the Infrastructure Bill so you don’t have to. 

Here’s her two cents on what the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) is and what it means for environmental professionals and your everyday citizen.

 

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Topics: Ecobot, technology, mapping, Esri, environmental permitting, preconstruction, efficiency software, policy

Ecobot Announces Free Subscription Option

Posted by Ecobot on Feb 9, 2023 3:40:09 PM

Ecobot, the premier digital solution for mandatory pre-construction assessments, has launched a new version of the platform, enabling all environmental consultants across the country to leverage the core benefits of a proven digitized permitting workflow that has been used to generate over 85,000 regulatory reports. New customers can begin a free subscription using the self-service portal at ecobot.com

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Topics: wetlands, Ecobot, conservation, WOTUS, Clean Water Act, technology, delineation, fastest wetland delineation app, wetland delineation app, environmental permitting, preconstruction, wetland delineation, natural resources, natural resource identification, efficiency software

A Guide to Wetland Delineations (FAQ)

Posted by Ecobot on Jan 17, 2023 3:36:40 PM

What is a wetland delineation?

A wetland delineation is fieldwork that establishes the boundaries between wetlands and uplands on a property. A wetland is an area of land that is covered or saturated with water, either seasonally or permanently. Wetlands serve important ecological functions, affecting water quality and biodiversity, and are therefore regulated by Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. 

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Topics: wetlands, Ecobot, US Army Corps of Engineers, WOTUS, Clean Water Act, EPA, USACE, Esri, NWPL, delineation, section 404, fastest wetland delineation app, wetland delineation app, 404, environmental permitting, preconstruction, wetland delineation

Wonderful Workflows Addressing 21st Century WOTUS Woes

Posted by Ecobot on May 10, 2022 12:00:00 AM

Learn about the state-of-the-art technology making field data collection more accurate and efficient and ever, leaving time and providing more robust and secure datasets for navigating the ever-evolving landscape of Waters of the United States.

This topic was covered in the 21st episode of Ecobot's webinar series, Convergence of Wetland Science and Technology. View recorded episodes here. 

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Topics: wetlands, scientists, Ecobot, technology, science, mapping, ArcGIS, Esri, delineation, section 404, wetland delineation app, preconstruction, nwi

Pitfalls of Ping Pong WOTUS Policy

Posted by Ecobot on Apr 1, 2022 12:23:00 PM

Ever-changing Waters of the United States (WOTUS) policy impacts both the regulatory and consulting spaces, as well as environment and infrastructure.

 

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Topics: wetlands, monitoring, change, Ecobot, conservation, WOTUS, Clean Water Act, science, Navigable Water Rule, delineation, section 404, 404, environmental permitting, natural resource identification