On May 10th and 11th, experts in the field of natural infrastructure and resiliency from around the country gathered to explore the benefits, applications and opportunities of natural infrastructure as part of a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) workshop.
Register now: NASEM Workshop on the Benefits, Applications, and Opportunities of Natural Infrastructure￼
A workshop on May 10-11, 2022 will explore the benefits, applications, and opportunities of natural infrastructure and its efficacy in areas such as natural hazard resilience, climate change adaptation, and sustainable, multi-purpose infrastructure. The event will be a public, hybrid (in-person and virtual) workshop to assist the committee to explore opportunities to link the benefits of […]
Towards principles and policy levers for advancing living shorelines: new article published in Journal of Environmental Management
Living shorelines provide an attractive alternative to traditional shoreline armoring, such as bulkheads and seawalls. They stabilize shorelines, reduce erosion, and decrease wave energy, as well as providing recreation opportunities for nearby communities. Before they can be adopted across the landscape, however, there are several policy barriers that must be adapted. IRIS affiliates Shana Jones […]