March 2, 2016
Ms. Monica Chasten of the US Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District was presented the 2016 Engineering With Nature (EWN) Leadership Award for her contributions to the EWN program over the last six years.
Ms. Chasten was presented with the award by Dr. Todd Bridges, ERDC Senior Research Scientist and EWN Program Manager. Ms. Chasten and the Philadelphia District, as an EWN Proving Ground, have been incorporating EWN practices and principles into its New Jersey projects where dredged material is being beneficially used to restore degraded marsh and create habitat for a variety of wildlife. The award was created to recognize outstanding EWN proponents who provide their time and expertise to advance EWN throughout the Corps.