State Authorized Professional Mangrove Trimmers (PMTs)
Below is a list of professional mangrove trimmers (PMTs) who have demonstrated to the department a sufficient level of competence to assure that they are able to conduct mangrove trimming in a manner that will ensure survival of the mangroves that are trimmed. Additionally, the department has determined the below PMTs possess the knowledge and ability to correctly identify and trim mangroves in accordance with the Mangrove Trimming and Preservation Act (sections 403.9321-403.9333, F.S.). As part of their DEP qualification they have provided a minimum of 10 successfully completed mangrove trimming projects which were verified for compliance with the Mangrove Trimming and Preservation Act.
The department also maintains a list of individuals who have one of the above professional certifications (at the time of request) and have asked to be included on our website. To be added to DEP's list of certified professionals who are considered PMTs, please complete the request form and provide the necessary information to SLERC@FloridaDEP.gov. These individuals have not been qualified by the Department as FDEP Professional Mangrove Trimmers.
There is no endorsement associated with the lists above.
Local Delegated Governments
For questions regarding becoming a PMT in one of the delegated local governments, please contact the delegate entity directly. Contact information for each delegated program is provided at our Delegated Local Government page.
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