Short Course: Engineering With Nature Design hosted by ASBPA National Coastal Conference

13 September 2022. The USACE’s EWN initiative conducted a short course titled, “Engineering with Nature Design” in association with the Coastal Zone Foundation in Long Beach, California. This course included a series of technical presentations covering a broad range of topics related to natural infrastructure (NI) including (1) an overview of the EWN program, (2) […]

Nature Based Solutions for Puerto Rico

4-5 May 2022 – A symposium hosted by USACE Engineering With Nature® and FEMA Community Planning & Capacity Building Objective: Develop a path forward for implementation of Natural and Nature-Based Features (NNBF) for flood risk reduction and other infrastructure projects in Puerto Rico (PR). In the midst of hurricane recovery, the island is exploring natural […]

USACE and NOAA: Joint EWN Briefing on The Hill

USACE’s Engineering With Nature® (EWN®) and NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) provide joint briefing on Feb 25, 2021 to All Interested Parties on The Hill. Presenters, Dr. Steve Thur, NCCOS Director, Dr. Todd Bridges USACE Senior Research Scientist, Dr. Jenny Davis, NCCOS Research Ecologist and Monica Chasten, Project Manager, Operations Division Philadelphia […]

Working and Building With Nature Workshop

January 18-20, 2011 Sponsored by the Dredging Operations Environmental Research (DOER) Program and collaboratively organized with representatives from EcoShape in the Netherlands, participants at the workshop identified opportunities to advance science, engineering, and operational practice that could lead to expanded environmental benefits from navigation infrastructure and operations. A workshop on “Working and Building with Nature” […]

Regional Sediment Management and Engineering With Nature Workshop

August 28-30, 2012 Sponsored by the Regional Sediment Management (RSM) and Dredging Operations Environmental Research (DOER) Programs, the workshop was a conduit to share technical presentations, network, and to generate outcomes for the RSM and DOER programs that will support more sustainable projects. A workshop on “Regional Sediment Management (RSM) and Engineering With Nature (EWN)” […]

Regional Sediment Management and Engineering With Nature Workshop

August 20-22, 2013 A workshop on “Regional Sediment Management (RSM) and Engineering With Nature (EWN)” was held August 20-22, 2013, in Vicksburg, MS. Sponsored by the RSM and the Dredging Operations Environmental Research programs, the overall goals of the workshop were to: identify EWN and RSM opportunities within the USACE missions; introduce seven new EWN […]

Regional Sediment Management – Engineering With Nature Inland Working Meeting

USACE Omaha District hosted a Regional Sediment Management-Engineering With Nature (RSM-EWN) Inland Working meeting 29 April to 1 May 2014 in Omaha, NE. RSM program manager Linda Lillycrop (CHL) and EWN initiative lead Dr. Todd Bridges (EL) are working to expand RSM and EWN approaches to the inland waterway systems. District, ERDC, and IWR-HEC participants […]

Regional Sediment Management (RSM) and Engineering With Nature (EWN) Working Meeting

July 22-24, 2014 The purpose of the working meeting was to identify RSM and EWN opportunities within USACE missions and to share successes and lessons learned in the field of water resources infrastructure and operations. The working meeting was sponsored and collaboratively organized by the RSM and EWN Programs. The overall goals of the working […]

Engineering With Nature and Galveston District Collaborative Meeting

October 21-22, 2014 The USACE Engineering With Nature team conducted a successful “Proving Ground” implementation workshop with Galveston District on 21-22 October. Forty USACE team members collaborated in this effort from Galveston District, Southwest Division, Engineer Research and Development Center, Institute for Water Resources and Headquarters. Galveston and Buffalo Districts have agreed to serve as […]

Engineering With Nature Buffalo District Collaborative Meeting

December 1-2, 2014 The USACE Engineering With Nature (EWN) team conducted a successful “Proving Ground” implementation workshop with USACE Buffalo District on 1-3 December. Approximately 30 USACE team members collaborated in this effort from Buffalo District, Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)-Environmental Laboratory and ERDC-Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory. The Buffalo and Galveston Districts have agreed […]