Exploring the edges and understanding the foundations of natural infrastructure.

EWN® research activities encompass diverse landscapes, geographies, challenges, and techniques. In 2022, 35 new projects were funded. The research portfolio explores nature-based solutions for multiple natural hazards and challenges such as sediment management, flood risk, coastal storms, drought, wildfire, and habitat health.

Leading and Learning

View research milestones, factsheets, workshops, storymaps, and publications. Learn with our researchers along the way.

Collaborative Research

Collaboration is integral to the success of Engineering With Nature projects and also for robust research. The following partners have active research projects to expand the study of natural infrastructure across geographies and disciplines while capitalizing on the complimentary expertise of each partner. Learn more about their contributions through the Network for Engineering With Nature (N-EWN).