Are you ready? Changes affecting wetlands and wetland boundary locations are coming.
Professionals in land development including engineers, surveyors, planners and biologists should be prepared for new federal rules and regulations affecting wetlands. For years, surveyors and other professionals have had an important role documenting, locating and describing the location of wetlands. Generally, once documented, these wetlands come under a variety of rules and regulations meant to protect and preserve these important habitats and associated flora and fauna. Moving forward however, there will almost certainly be changes that affect what and where certain wetlands will be located. You can find a succinct article on the expected changes here.
Stay tuned - this WILL affect many of you and your projects.