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Announcing the WEDA Short Course on Nature-based Solutions Engineering and Construction


Join us for a comprehensive exploration of Nature-based Solutions (NbS) at the upcoming Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Short Course on Nature-based Solutions Engineering and Construction. This one-day course will provide valuable insights into the rapidly expanding field of NbS, which supports risk management, hazard mitigation, sustainable infrastructure, and resilient communities.

With numerous NbS initiatives spurred by the White House and billions of dollars of investment from federal, state, and private sectors, this course is designed to equip participants with the latest technical guidance and best practices. Attendees will gain knowledge from practical case examples of field-scale NbS projects in coastal and riverine systems.

When: Thursday, June 27th 2024

Where: Tampa, Florida

Register: Western Dreging Association

Related Links: NBS Roadmap

Course Outline and Agenda

Course Format:

  • The short course will be conducted in a classroom style over a full day (08:00 – 17:00).
  • Up to 100 participants from government agencies, the private sector, non-profits, academia, and other organizations.
  • Instruction from technical leaders in both public and private sectors.
  • Participants will have access to all class materials and presentations.

Course Organizers

  • Todd Bridges, University of Georgia, Institute for Resilient Infrastructure Systems
  • Jeff King, US Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering With Nature Program

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the leaders in Nature-based Solutions and apply this knowledge to your projects.

More about WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo ’24, https://dredging-expo.com/general-info/

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Point of Contact

Professor of Practice, Resilient and Sustainable Systems, University of Georgia

National Lead, USACE EWN Program


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