Manchester, CT – Sara Morrison, MLA, WEDG has joined civil and environmental engineering firm Fuss & O’Neill as a Business Line Manager for Climate Adaptation within the Water and Natural Resources Business Line. In her new position, Sara’s work will focus on the conception and planning of climate adaptation projects, specifically on flood risk reduction, extreme heat, and coastal resilience (with an emphasis on nature-based solutions).
Sara has a background in systems-based, urban landscape architecture and climate resilience projects. Sara’s work has focused on the intersection between land and water while helping communities thrive in such complex and dynamic environments. Her experience is tied to the management, planning, and design of climate risk reduction projects of varying scales in both coastal and inland environments. Sara’s expertise is in integrating natural and engineered systems using nature-based solutions to achieve socially-resilient, economically-viable, and environmentally-sustainable projects. Sara is a member of the American Society of Adaptation Professionals (ASAP), Connecticut Association of Flood Managers, Massachusetts Association for Floodplain Management, and American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).
Senior Vice President, Dean Audet, PE, welcomes Sara, noting: “Sara’s expertise with landscape architecture and climate adaptation will be extremely valuable for clients trying to maximize community benefits from their climate adaptation investments using nature-based design approaches. Her skill set will bring a lot of value to our clients and their projects.”
About Fuss & O’Neill, Inc.
Established in 1924, Fuss & O’Neill is a full-service engineering firm with a depth of staff and experience to conquer any project – from initial design to final construction. An ENR Top 500 Design Firm and Zweig Group Best Firm to Work For, the company is headquartered in Manchester, CT and supported by nine regional offices throughout all six New England states. Our professional staff maintains licenses and certifications across a wide range of civil engineering, traffic/transportation, planning, landscape architecture, structural, survey, design build, MEP, facilities, water/wastewater, natural resources, resilience, environmental, and manufacturing disciplines. For more information, go to www.fando.com.