EWN for Department of Defense

Tuesday September 7, 2021

On August 24th and 25th 2021, the Engineering With Nature Initiative hosted a virtual workshop to educate and ideate around expanding natural and nature-based features across Department of Defense (DOD) installations. Over 40 attendees from across the DOD, including representatives from across all of the services, private industry, academia, and non-governmental organizations participated. The workshop […]

Special Engineering With Nature® Podcast: Natural and Nature-Based Features Guidelines Launch

Friday September 3, 2021

After years of development and collaboration with 150+ contributors and authors, from 70+ organizations, from 10+ countries, the International Guidelines on Natural and Nature-Based Features for Flood Risk Management are being released on September 16, 2021.

Engineering With Nature ‘Proving Ground’ Philadelphia District is making the news on the coast of New Jersey

Monday August 30, 2021

Monica Chasten from the Philadelphia District, an EWN proving ground, spent the day with Mr. Ted Greenberg, Jersey Shore Reporter for the NBC affiliate out of Philadelphia, on the Dredge Murden. They observed the dredging and placement of sand for the Barnegat 1122 project. Monica shares that they are learning from the process at Barnegat […]

ERDC LinkedIn Live: Climate Change Solutions

Friday August 20, 2021

Join us Friday, Aug. 27 at 10 a.m. CDT, as we discuss ERDC’s climate change solutions with Dr. Edmond Russo, Director of ERDC’s Environmental Laboratory. As a special bonus, the event will be hosted by Dr. Todd Bridges, Senior Research Scientist at ERDC and lead of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineering With Nature® […]

On the Road With EWN: 5,547 miles

Thursday August 12, 2021

This summer, Dr. Todd Bridges was on the road visiting projects and sites across the country, meeting people, having conversations, and planting ideas.  He shared the journey through pictures and videos on the webpage. Enjoy beautiful stops and thoughtful reflections on the mutual influence of people and nature on one another with a look towards […]

EWN Video: Long-Term Function of Coastal Islands Derived from Engineering With Nature Efforts

Friday July 30, 2021

Regardless of their size, islands play a critical role in providing valuable habitat, recreation opportunities, and coastal protection by reducing erosion and wave energy to nearby shorelines. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is restoring and creating islands through the beneficial use of dredged sediment, which is increasing habitats and protecting nearby shorelines. The restoration […]

EWN on the Road

Monday July 26, 2021

Places, people, and projects across the heartland of America.

“Not everyone can say their passion turned into their work.” – Todd Bridges

Saturday July 3, 2021

In an interview with Terra Et Aqua, Dr. Todd Bridges describes how and why the Engineering With Nature initiative began.

The EWN Podcast makes a top 20 list

Friday July 2, 2021

The Engineering With Nature® Podcast was just nominated as a Top Systems Engineering Podcast of 2021 by Welp Magazine! This is a curated list of the best systems engineering podcasts of 2021.

The Tyndall Coastal Resilience Study receives a prestigious international award.

Thursday July 1, 2021

Not long after Hurricane Michael wreaked havoc across Northwest Florida in October 2018, devastating much of Tyndall Air Force Base along the way, military and engineering officials began looking at ways to make the rebuilding of the vital base an example of how investments in natural infrastructure could support and strengthen a facility’s resiliency. The […]