St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board Unanimously Re-Elects Bio-Tech Consulting President to Third-Consecutive Term as Chairman

– John Miklos will serve as Chairman of the Board through November 2016 –
ORLANDO, Fla. – Bio-Tech Consulting Inc., a full-service environmental consulting firm headquartered in Orlando, Fla. with offices throughout the state, today announced that its president, John Miklos, was unanimously re-elected by the St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board to the position of Chairman of the Board for a third-consecutive term.

In March 2010 Governor Crist appointed Miklos to an at-large seat for a four-year term on the Governing Board, and in March 2014 Governor Scott reappointed him to an additional four-year term. The Governing Board first elected Miklos as Chairman in November 2013 and re-elected him to the position in November 2014 and November 2015. Miklos will serve as Chairman of the Board through November 2016.

Board members are appointed by the governor of the state of Florida to four-year terms and confirmed by the Florida Senate. The Governing Board meets monthly to set policies of operation for the St. Johns River Water Management District.

“The work of everyone at the District continues to expand not only in volume, but also in scope. During my previous two years as Chairman, I have seen incredible strides made toward furthering the mission of protecting our cherished water resources,” Miklos said. “As we move forward into 2016, I know the Governing Board and the entire District staff are more committed than ever to ensuring sustainable use of our area resources for the benefit of everyone in our District – for years to come.”

As president and senior project manager of Bio-Tech Consulting, Miklos advises clients on issues involving wetlands, uplands, wildlife, water quality, land management, land development, aquatic maintenance, and permitting with various regulatory agencies. He […]

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Bio-Tech President Re-Elected Chairman of the Board of the St. Johns River Water Management District

– John Miklos, president of Bio-Tech Consulting, to serve as Chairman through November 2015 –
ORLANDO, Fla. – Bio-Tech Consulting Inc., a full-service environmental consulting firm serving clients throughout Florida and the Southeastern United States, today announced that its president, John Miklos, was re-elected to the position of Chairman of the Board of the St. Johns River Water Management District. Miklos was elected Chairman of the Board in November 2013 and will continue to serve as Chairman through November 2015.

Miklos has served via an at-large seat with the St. Johns River Water Management District’s Governing Board since March 2010 and was reappointed to an additional four-year term in March 2014. Board members are appointed by the governor of the state of Florida to four-year terms and confirmed by the Florida Senate. The Board meets monthly to set policies of operation for the St. Johns River Water Management District.

“I am grateful for the opportunity to continue serving with my colleagues at the St. Johns River Water Management District – and to help further our detailed mission of ensuring the sustainable use and protection of water resources for the benefit of the people of the District and the state of Florida,” Miklos said. “Through 2014, the District implemented several important initiatives, and I look forward to working with the Board on more projects that will help protect our valuable water resources through 2015 and beyond.”

As president and senior project manager of Bio-Tech Consulting, Miklos advises clients on issues involving wetlands, uplands, wildlife, water quality, land management, land development, aquatic maintenance, and permitting with various regulatory agencies. John holds a bachelor’s degree in Limnology from the University of Central Florida and has more than 21 years of professional […]

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Hillsborough County Selects Bio-Tech Consulting for Habitat Restoration Project at Balm Boyette Scrub Nature Preserve

– as successful bidder Bio-Tech Consulting will help reduce density and canopy cover to help restore habitats for native plants and animals –

ORLANDO, Fla. – Bio-Tech Consulting Inc., a full-service environmental consulting firm headquartered in Orlando, Fla. and serving clients throughout Florida and the Southeastern United States, today announced that it was the successful bidder for the Balm Boyette Scrub Nature Preserve Canopy Reduction project initiated by the Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department. The project aims to reduce the density and canopy cover of hardwood trees and sand pines at the Balm Boyette Scrub Nature Preserve in Hillsborough County.

The purpose of the habitat restoration project is to improve the quality of conditions for gopher tortoises, Florida scrub jays and other wildlife and native plant species throughout the preserve. The work area is approximately 41 acres in the central portion of the Balm Boyette Scrub Nature Preserve, which provides oak scrub habitats to the area’s flora and fauna.

“Working with Hillsborough County on restoring these valuable oak scrub habitats is an important part of enhancing the local populations of several endangered or threatened species of wildlife and plants,” said John Miklos, president of Bio-Tech Consulting. “We’re happy to be onboard for this project, and Bio-Tech Consulting will utilize the skills and expertise of its Tampa-based employees to help guide and oversee this project.”

Per requirements of the bid, habitat restoration work must begin no earlier than December 1, 2014 and be concluded by February 28, 2015.

About Bio-Tech Consulting Inc.
Established in 2003, Bio-Tech Consulting is a full-service environmental consulting firm headquartered in Orlando, Fla. with offices across the state. Bio-Tech Consulting services include permitting, environmental assessments, wetlands mitigation, monitoring, wildlife sciences, erosion and sediment control, pond […]

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