“We absolutely want to do more engineering with nature everywhere we work across the Corps, you have my commitment.”
S4 E2 – High Energy Roundtable with the EWN Practice Leads
Wednesday May 18, 2022
Host Sarah Thorne and Jeff King, Deputy Lead of the Engineering With Nature Program at the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), are joined by a roundtable of EWN Practice Leads who are all with USACE. Elizabeth Godsey is the Technical Lead for Coastal Engineering and Regional Sediment Management with Mobile District; Danielle Szimanski is a Project Manager and Ecologist with Baltimore District; Edward Brauer is a Senior Hydraulic Engineer with St. Louis District; and David Crane is an Environmental Resource Specialist with Omaha District.
Nature Based Solutions for Puerto Rico
Thursday May 5, 2022
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 […]
S4 E1 – Scaling Up, Up, Up, with CSTORM and EWN
Wednesday May 4, 2022
Welcome to the first episode of Season 4! Our theme is “Up, Up, Up, with Nature-Based Solutions” and we have a fabulous line-up of guests who are going to join us and talk about the climate change imperative—and the opportunity to collaborate on developing and implementing landscape-scale projects.
Happy Earth Day!
Friday April 22, 2022
Celebrating Earth Day is a nudge, a friendly reminder, that without Earth, without nature, we would have no place to call home. By preserving nature and protecting the Earth, we are in turn, protecting ourselves. For nearly 250 years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has dedicated its service to not just better understanding the […]
AP Article: California leads effort to let rivers roam, lower flood risk
Wednesday April 20, 2022
This article explores the benefits of restoring floodplains allowing floodwaters to expand into open land that no longer needs to be kept dry. In doing so, flood risk is reduced down stream, habitats are expanded, and ground water is recharged. These benefits can be clearly seen at California’s largest single floodplain restoration project, the Dos […]