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Our MAP team was pleased to attend the October 27th dinner discussion on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline at Gordon Biersch in Virginia Beach!

The event was informative and gave a snapshot of the potential impact the ACP would have on the Hampton Roads region.

Check out the Atlantic Coast Pipeline page and see for yourself !

  • Life Rolls On

    By Map Environmental

    This month, MAP Environmental Inc.’s Scientist, Andrew Pocta and his family were grateful to have participated in the 2018 Life Rolls On Adaptive Surf Clinic in Virginia Beach. (https://liferollson.org/) Life Rolls On, which gathers hundreds of volunteers each year to host their event, was founded by Jesse Billauer, a world champion surfer who suffered a … Continued

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  • OFFICE MANAGER POSITION !

    By Map Environmental

    OFFICE MANAGER POSITION Established Virginia Beach environmental firm seeks an experienced office manager. As Office Manager, the employee will support the Company President in conveying overall company direction, policy, operations, goals, and expectations to staff. The Office Manager is responsible for several important functions related to daily operations and management such as; marketing and business … Continued

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  • Serving on the Eastern Shore of Virginia

    By Map Environmental

    For the third year, the MAP team had the opportunity to work with the Missioners of Christ, a Virginia Beach based outreach organization, in serving the migrant workers on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. This past Thursday, August 2nd, we prepared lunch for the Missioners of Christ volunteers and the families they serve throughout their … Continued

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  • Golf Tournament and Independence Day !

    By Map Environmental

    MAP is proud to have sponsored the 15th annual Church of Ascension Youth of Ascension Golf Tournament in June ! As a longstanding sponsor of the annual event, MAP Environmental Inc. is particularly proud and honored to support such a generous event, which raised over $17,000 this year ! The event was held in early June … Continued

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  • 20th Anniversary Celebration!

    By Map Environmental

    Rene’ and I want to thank all who made MAP Environmental Inc’s 20 year anniversary such a terrific success. A special thanks to Bill Gambrell and the great staff at Doc Taylor’s for a top notch event. We are very grateful to all our guests, family, clients and friends who celebrated with us tonight. And … Continued

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  • A “Brown Bag” Opportunity at Old Dominion University

    By Map Environmental

    MAP Environmental Inc is actively engaged and committed to higher education, particularly in the field of environmental science.  Earlier this month – on April 10th –  Myles Pocta (President, MAP Environmental, Inc., Virginia Beach) and David Bradshaw (PE Principal, Clark Nexsen, Virginia Beach) co-presented to both graduate and undergraduate students at Old Dominion University’s College … Continued

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  • A Mentorship Year – Coming Full Circle

    By Map Environmental

    A year ago, this past January, MAP Environmental contacted Allison Graves, the Academy Senior Project Advisor at Ocean Lakes High School, to see if we could partner with them to provide a mentorship opportunity for an Academy student. At the time, our goal was to provide an educational opportunity for a future leader, while simultaneously … Continued

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  • NEPA Update – February 2018

    By Map Environmental

    As a leading environmental consultant in the region, MAP Environmental Inc. encourages our staff to remain ahead of the ever-changing regulations and protocols in the regulatory world. As this country rebuilds its aging infrastructure, most localities seek State and Federal funding, which means they are subject to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process. In order … Continued

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  • Groundhog Day 2018

    By Map Environmental

    The 132nd year celebration of Groundhog Day will occur this year at Gobbler’s Knob on Friday, February 2nd, 2018. “This is the main event where Punxsutawney Phil, the Seer of Seers, the Prognosticator of Prognosticators, the world’s most famous groundhog and the only real weather predicting groundhog will greet his true believers and will reveal … Continued

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  • 2017: A Meaningful, Successful Year !

    By Map Environmental

    As we celebrate our company’s yearly accomplishments, I reflected on a historical but popular quote from our 26th president, Teddy Roosevelt, who stated over a 100 years ago, “far and away, the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing”.   Teddy Roosevelt’s assertion over a century ago still resonates … Continued

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  • USACE – Norfolk District Workshop

    By Map Environmental

    On October 18, 2017, our environmental consultants Andrew Pocta and Elizabeth Brock attended an Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District Wetland Delineations in Mineral Flats Consultant Workshop at the Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach.     The event was well attended by both Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and COE regulators, as well … Continued

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  • 29th Annual Environment Virginia Symposium: “Where Leaders Meet”

    By Map Environmental

    Since 1990, Virginia Military Institute has hosted the Environment Virginia Symposium as a way to bring environmental professionals together to collaborate and connect with the goal of creating better results for the environment for the state and region. The conference is scheduled to take place April 3-5th, 2018 and the MAP team will be attending. … Continued

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  • 34th Annual Oyster Crush!

    By Map Environmental

    MAP Environmental Inc. is excited to sponsor the 34th Annual Oyster Crush event later this month in Virginia Beach! The Cape Henry Rotary Club hosts the Oyster Crush each year as a fundraiser for local charities and MAP Environmental Inc. is proud to have been a sponsor of the event for the past 3 years … Continued

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  • Working with MAP Environmental Inc. – Completion of a Mentorship

    By Map Environmental

    Working with MAP Environmental Inc.: The Completion of an Ocean Lakes High School MSA Mentorship   As my last few days at MAP Environmental Inc. (MAP) come to a close, the true scope of my mentorship and how fantastic an experience it was really has taken hold.  I had an incredible time working with the … Continued

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  • An Opportunity to Serve

    By Map Environmental

    The MAP Environmental Team had a unique opportunity this month to partner with the Missioners of Christ for part of their mission on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Missioners of Christ is a Virginia Beach based Christian organization that focuses on discipleship and outreach to youth and young adults. As part of their ministry, they … Continued

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  • Lesner Bridge – Cabbage Patch Reef

    By Map Environmental

    In July, MAP Environmental consultant Andrew Pocta accompanied McLean Contracting Company (Contractors) on an important venture – hauling and placement of demolished Lesner Bridge material to an offshore artificial reef site in the Chesapeake Bay. From earliest concept to current construction, our MAP team has played an integral role on the project since 2006 – … Continued

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  • Ocean Lakes High School MSA Mentorship

    By Map Environmental

    Working with MAP Environmental: An Ocean Lakes High School MSA Mentorship   Hello, all! My name is Aveline K., and I am a rising senior in the Math and Science Academy (MSA) at Ocean Lakes High School.  My first few days working with MAP Environmental have been an amazing experience as I am learning about … Continued

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  • Regulatory Update !

    By Map Environmental

    In order to keep our growing list of clients and customers abreast of the ever-changing regulatory news, MAP routinely scans and reviews the latest regulation affecting our developer/ builder clients. The latest news, involving the State Programmatic General Permit, details the most significant changes and implications affecting development in Virginia, especially Hampton Roads. According to … Continued

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  • Golf Tournament 2017

    By Map Environmental

    MAP Environmental Inc. is excited to have participated in last month’s 14th Annual Youth of Ascension Golf Classic at Heron’s Ridge Golf Club in Virginia Beach ! The event, held on May 19th, featured over 199 golfers and 50 sponsors…..and grossed over $23,000 – our most successful event ever ! As a founder and perennial … Continued

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  • MAP Partners in Education with Virginia Beach Public Schools

    By Map Environmental

    This July, MAP Environmental will engage a student from Ocean Lakes Math & Science Academy to work with us as part of her Senior Project Mentorship. Academy seniors are required to complete a capstone experience in the fields of math, science, or technology which integrates topics they have learned in the previous years and incorporates … Continued

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  • Environment Virginia Symposium 2017

    By Map Environmental

    This week, Myles Pocta (President) and Andrew Pocta (Environmental Consultant) attended the 2017 Environment Virginia Symposium held at Virginia Military Institute in the beautiful city of Lexington, Virginia. Aside from the wealth of knowledge learned at the symposium, MAP was able to network with other leaders in the industry and enjoy the historic campus established … Continued

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  • Drones in the news !

    By Map Environmental

    Check out how the drone has helped us do our job !

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  • Leaping into 2017

    By Map Environmental

    Dear Friends, As we leap into 2017, it’s very gratifying and encouraging to witness so many important and promising projects in Hampton Roads. In the past year, we have witnessed the successful completion of Midtown Tunnel and Martin Luther King Freeway Extension in Portsmouth and Norfolk; the opening of the westbound portion of the Lesner … Continued

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  • The Heart of our Business

    By Map Environmental

    As an MBA working for both private and public sector businesses over the past 20 + years, I have drafted, analyzed, proofed, organized, audited, dismantled, and submitted a myriad of paperwork. As one can imagine, business communications range from the mundane emails and letters, to sensitive communications, to large scale works of art ñ in … Continued

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  • A Span of Irony

    By Map Environmental

    Each of us can claim countless, wonderful childhood memories. For me, one of my favorite boyhood memories was our family transferring from Baltimore, Maryland to Virginia Beach in the late 1960s. I vividly recall arriving at Virginia Beach and being completely awestruck with the vibrant oceanfront and majestic Atlantic. And being mesmerized by the Cityís … Continued

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  • A View from Above!

    By Map Environmental

    Have you ever wondered what our world looks like from a birdís perspective? During a visit last year to Mt. Trashmore in Virginia Beach, I wondered just that. From the top of the former landfill, I surveyed the buildings of town center, daydreaming about how small I must look to a bird flying above. Fortunately, … Continued

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  • Atlantic Coast Pipeline

    By Map Environmental

    Our MAP team was pleased to attend the October 27th dinner discussion on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline at Gordon Biersch in Virginia Beach! The event was informative and gave a snapshot of the potential impact the ACP would have on the Hampton Roads region. Check out the Atlantic Coast Pipeline page and see for yourself!

    Read More

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