Gregory D. Jennings, PhD, PE
President and Principal Engineer

Greg is an experienced ecological engineer who is passionate about solving complex environmental challenges working with communities, landowners, and non-profit organizations. He has extensive experience with project planning, funding acquisition, design, implementation, and education following his academic career in teaching, research, and extension at NC State University and consulting on more than 400 ecosystem restoration projects in North Carolina and surrounding states.

Zan Price, PE
Director of Operations 

Zan joined our team in 2019 to oversee project design and implementation in concert with client objectives and permit conditions. He has extensive experience as an engineering consultant, educator, and environmental regulator to promote sustainable technology and environmental stewardship.

David Brown, PG
Director of Environmental Services

David joined our team in 2022 to oversee environmental services including wetland delineation, environmental permitting, and ecosystem enhancement. He has extensive experience in consulting and regulation, having worked for over a decade with the US Army Corps of Engineers most recently in the Asheville Regulatory Field Office.

Clark Chewning, PE
Director of Engineering

Clark joined our team in 2024 to lead our engineering team through restoration project planning, design, and implementation. He has extensive experience in government and consulting on large-scale ecosystem restoration projects throughout the Southeast.
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Chris Perkins, PE
Ecosystem Restoration Engineer

Chris joined our team in 2023 as a Design Engineer focused on stream and wetland restoration with a variety of ecosystem objectives, including habitats for species of interest. He is an expert at designing restoration plans for optimal habitat enhancements, including aquatic organism passage.

Mike Hepp, PE
Ecosystem Restoration Engineer

Mike joined our team in 2022 as a Design Engineer focused on stream and wetland restoration, stormwater management, erosion and sediment control plans, and civil engineering applications. He is an expert at developing construction drawings for efficient implementation using GPS machine guidance.

Eric Caldwell
Ecologist and Project Manager

Eric joined our team in 2021 to support project planning, permitting, education, and implementation. He brings four decades of practical experience as an Extension educator and economic development professional and a passion for connecting people to resources that lead to the protection and restoration of natural systems. 

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