Island Creation and Stabilization Review and AdH Modeling to Develop Best Practices, Design Criteria, and Recommendations for Large Navigable River Island and Secondary Channel Management

On March 23, 2022, Chuck Theiling (ERDC-EL), along with Tim Lauth (USACE-MVS), Eddie Brauer (USACE-MVS), and Gaurav Savant (ERDC-CHL) presented this project overview to the Upper Mississippi River Conservation Committee/Lower Mississippi River Conservation Committee Annual Meeting. It outlines problems presented by channelization, strategies to develop, maintain and restore geomorphic function, and the project objectives—exploration of […]

Testing and Visualizing Natural and Nature-Based Features for Two Watersheds Using the GSSHA Model

On August 2, 2023, Kaile Johnson and Ronnisha Davis from the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory showcased multiple watershed management scenarios. These scenarios integrate natural and nature-based features (NNBF) such as wetlands and artificial beaver dams into two GSSHA watershed models. The briefing illustrates the spectrum of management options and […]

Inside the Castle Talks Engineering With Nature

In this episode, Inside the Castle sits down with Dr. Todd Bridges, founder and national lead of the Engineering with Nature Program; Ms. Julie Beagle, Environmental Planning Section Chief for the San Francisco District; and Ms. Danielle Szimanski, Ecologist and Project Manager at Baltimore District. Listen in to learn how the Corps using innovative science […]