Presented by Greg Jennings, Ph.D., PE
Dr. Jennings is a professional engineer with over 30 years of experience in water resources engineering, ecosystem restoration, and watershed management. He is Professor Emeritus of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at North Carolina State University after serving on the faculty for 23 years. At NCSU, he taught courses and workshops on watershed hydrology, stream assessment and restoration, ecological engineering, erosion and sedimentation control, and stormwater management. Dr. Jennings has published more than 200 technical papers on environmental restoration and provided technical support and training to government agencies, non-profit organizations, and landowners on watershed management and stream restoration.
As founding principal of Jennings Environmental LLC, Dr. Jennings provides consulting services on ecosystem restoration planning, design, implementation, and evaluation. Through partnerships with many businesses, agencies, mitigation banks, Universities, and watershed groups, he has provided leadership and technical support for restoration implementation and evaluation of more than 250 watershed projects. Consulting services include feasibility studies, watershed master planning, grant-writing, stakeholder engagement and education, design optimization, environmental permitting, construction administration, vegetation establishment, adaptive management, and post-implementation monitoring. Dr. Jennings has taught more than 420 professional development workshops on stream assessment, ecosystem restoration planning, natural channel design, watershed management, restoration construction practices, and monitoring.