Northern California Biological Resources Group Director Environmental Science Associates (ESA) Oakland, California
Resilient and nature-based shorelines are an increasingly important part of a landscape architect’s waterfront design portfolio, but realizing our designs can be challenging due to local, state and federal permitting requirements. Learn from experts what you need to know to realize your shoreline designs and minimize mitigation.
Understand the federal, state, and regional (NY and Bay Area) regulatory context around designing/constructing landscapes that touch the water/wetlands.
Hear the lessons learned on how to implement a successful environmental review and permitting of in-water landscapes from real experience on complete or in-construction projects.
Find out what environmental review and permitting experts think the most critical things are that you need to know as a landscape architect doing work in/on the water.
Learn strategies for adapting your waterfront design and design narrative for successful permitting and environmental review.