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 !
Winter in First Landing State Park
Earlier this month, MAP Environmental Inc’s Myles A. Pocta was joined by good friend, brother in Christ, and fellow Camino mate, Jim Brown, for a frosty, blustery, and bone-chilling 12-mile trek through First Landing State Park (First Landing) in Virginia Beach. First Landing has become a popular recreational venue for Jim and Myles, who trained … Continued
Thankful & Grateful
Every November we give thanks for the many blessings that are bestowed on us –the gift of life, family, children, and friends. Indeed, we often hear family, friends and acquaintances offer remarks of thanks and gratitude, especially at Thanksgiving. Among the most popular remarks and quotes include: “I’m grateful for what I am and … Continued
Fall Regulatory Update
Environmental Regulatory Update It has been a big year in terms of changing environmental regulations, and MAP Environmental Inc. (MAP) staff are continuing to focus on a few distinct but impactful changes to the Hampton Roads Community. Federally Threatened and Endangered Species- Tricolored Bat The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced a proposal … Continued
ODU Environmental Career Fair
This past Tuesday, the MAP Environmental Inc. team was proud to have participated in Old Dominion University’s College of Science Environmental Career Fair. Here at MAP, we’re committed to playing a positive role in the future of the environmental field, which includes providing mentoring and career opportunities in the region. As both alumni and current … Continued
Every summer is chock-full of great times, fun adventures and of course making sweet memories. Earlier this month, certain members of the MAP Environmental Inc. team travelled from the shores of the Atlantic Ocean in Virginia Beach to the mountains of Cooperstown, New York to witness our youth and future generation in a beautiful, fun, … Continued
Summer 2023 Warriors for Life: Sled Hockey Players
It’s summer in Hampton Roads; don’t we typically find our heroes and warriors on the beach, at the ocean or an outside venue? Not so fast! We have many warriors here in Virginia Beach. But not outside; they are inside on the ice-skating rink. On Saturday, July 22nd, three incredible organizations joined forces … Continued
Project Highlight – Hampton Roads Crossing, Suffolk, Virginia
One of the most fulfilling aspects of environmental consulting is the opportunity to work on projects that improve the Hampton Roads region. So many behind-the-scenes activities are required to bring a project from vision to completion, sometimes taking several years or even a decade, before shovels even break groundns! MAP Environmental Inc. has been working … Continued
Another Successful Endeavor: Church of Ascension Golf Tourney
Thanks to the generous support and partnership of Church of the Ascension and MAP Environmental Inc., this month’s Ascension’s Youth of Ascension’s (YOA) Golf Classic was another extraordinary success. Blessed with spectacular weather and ideal conditions at Heron Ridge Golf Club, this year’s tourney – our 20th – boasted nearly 100 golfers, over 50 corporate … Continued
Earlier this month our company owner, Myles Pocta, visited the “lake house” in Lunenburg County – in southcentral Virginia. It’s home to a 5-acre lake built fifteen years ago. Since that time, the lake has been naturally managed, vegetated with wetlands species and stocked semi-annually with freshwater fish. Among the stocked species are largemouth bass, … Continued
Field Trip to Blackwater Ecological Preserve
Last month our MAP team had the privilege of being invited by Old Dominion University to take a tour of the Blackwater Ecological Preserve, the northernmost community (over 2,000 trees) of Longleaf Pine on the East Coast, in Zuni, Virginia. The tour was attended by several staff and alumni of Old Dominion University, including regulators … Continued
Regulatory Update – Spring 2023
Environmental Regulatory Update As we continue to navigate the dynamic arena of environmental regulations, MAP Environmental Inc. (MAP) staff are focusing on a few distinct but impactful changes to the Hampton Roads Community. Federally Threatened and Endangered Species- Northern Long Eared Bat The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) recently published a final … Continued