The SAME 2019 Sustainability Forum was hosted at the University of Washington, Husky Union Building (HUB). This one-day training forum featured keynote speaker Dr. Todd Bridges, USACE National Lead for the Engineering With Nature Initiative (EWN) and Luncheon Speaker Stephanie Solien, Vice Chair Puget Sound Partnership, Co-Chair Southern Resident Orca Task Force. The training forum was composed of sessions focused on Puget Sound Recovery Track and the Built Environment Track. A session focused on EWN discussed a broad range of applications and value that can be provided by using the EWN approach specific to the Puget Sound region.
Engineering With Nature for Sustainable Systems by Dr. Todd Bridges, USACE ERDC National Lead for Engineering With Nature Initiative (PDF)
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Engineering With Nature Training Session & Forum
Engineering With Nature: A Federal Agency Perspective by Mark Eberlein, Regional Environmental Officer FEMA, Region 10 (PDF)
Engineering With Nature: Soft Shore Protection Design and Implementation in the Salish Sea by Jim Johannessen Principal, Coastal Geologist, Coastal Geologic Services, Inc. (PDF)
Living Dike Concept by John Readshaw, PE Manager, Coastal Engineering & Dredging, Ports & Marine Group, SNC-Lavalin, Inc. (PDF)
Engineering With Nature – Innovative and Emerging Techniques: Thin Layer Placement by Sam Whitin New England Operations Manager, EA Engineering, Science & Technology, Inc. (PDF)