Examining Shoreline and Riverbank Restoration in the face of Climate Change

On Wednesday, February 23, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a field hearing in Bethany Beach, DE on coastal and riverbank resiliency in parallel with the introduction of the Shoreline Health Oversight, Restoration, Resilience, and Enhancement Act (SHORRE Act). Chairman Carper noted the recently introduced SHORRE Act, which he hopes will be […]

Supporting Mission Resilience through Natural Infrastructure

Many of the challenges and opportunities that theDepartment of Defense (DOD) will face throughoutthe balance of the 21st century relate to building andsustaining the infrastructure needed for mission resilience. Currently, DOD and its 3 million team members operate on more than 25-million-acres and nearly 5,000 sites in different regions, climates, and landscapes in the United […]

Nature – A Winning Solution

In an era of polarized opinions about climate change response, this article in The Hill identifies nature as an agreeable solution across industries, ages, and political parties. More specifically the article suggests natural solutions such as tree planting; restoration of wetlands, coastal mangroves, aquatic vegetation; and and improved agricultural practices. These solutions are at the […]