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 !
Groundhog Day 2018
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
2017: A Meaningful, Successful Year !
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
USACE – Norfolk District Workshop
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
29th Annual Environment Virginia Symposium: “Where Leaders Meet”
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
34th Annual Oyster Crush!
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
Working with MAP Environmental Inc. – Completion of a Mentorship
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
An Opportunity to Serve
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
Lesner Bridge – Cabbage Patch Reef
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
Ocean Lakes High School MSA Mentorship
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
Regulatory Update !
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
Golf Tournament 2017
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
MAP Partners in Education with Virginia Beach Public Schools
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
Environment Virginia Symposium 2017
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
Drones in the news !
Leaping into 2017
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
The Heart of our Business
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
A Span of Irony
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
A View from Above!
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
Atlantic Coast Pipeline
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!