Learn how positive steps are being taken to protect the shores of our lakes, streams and rivers. Working in harmony with nature, we must act now to protect our precious inland water assets. Living shorelines offer environmentally sound solutions for erosion protection, nutrient removal, habitat preservation and vegetation management.
This session will focus on nature-based practices designed for the long-term protection of our inland shorelines.
Speaker: Peter Hanrahan
Peter Hanrahan is a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control, and has more than 45 years of industry experience. In addition to presentations in Taiwan and the Dominican Republic, Peter has also presented at the national level for many organizations, including the International Erosion Control Association, Land Improvement Contractors of America, the Geotechnical Fabrics Institute, the National Working Waterfront Network, and the American Water Works Association.
His articles have been published in many magazines, including Erosion Control, Land & Water, Geosynthetics, and Landscape Architect & Specifier News.
He has also assisted with the development of erosion control standards with the Illinois Tollway Authority, and the State Departments of Transportation in New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas, and Illinois .