“The science is clear. We must make our infrastructure both more resilient and more nature-based to withstand our changing climate.”
S4 E4 – Leveraging Federal Partnering to Infuse Nature into Urban Community Resilience
Wednesday June 15, 2022
Welcome to Episode 4! We’re discussing the role of EWN and nature-based solutions (NBS) in addressing urban challenges to build community and regional resilience. Host Sarah Thorne is joined by new co-host, Burton Suedel, Research Biologist at the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE); Abby Hall, Senior Advisor on Local and Regional Planning, with the Office of Community Revitalization, at the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA); and Jim McPherson, Federal Coordinating Officer for Region 1, with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
EWN® releases video: Engineering With Nature® Remote Sensing Technology
Friday June 10, 2022
The USACE Engineering With Nature® (EWN) program uses remote sensing methods to help practitioners plan projects that align natural processes and engineering capability for greater benefits. Remotely sensed data can reveal changes over the life of a project to quantify benefits and communicate project outcomes. View on Videos
S4 E3 – EWN Practice Leads Sharing Expertise through the EWN Cadre
Wednesday June 1, 2022
In Episode 3, the EWN Practice Leads return to talk about how they’re solving challenges, advancing EWN implementation through the EWN Implementation Cadre, and sharing what they are learning with other practitioners.
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 […]