Conor Shea

Fluvial Geomorphologist
, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Profile / Bio: 

Dr. Conor Shea develops wetland restoration projects in tidal and freshwater environments to enhance habitat for aquatic and avian species. He provides technical assistance to a variety of partners that includes government agencies, non-profit organizations, native American tribes, and private landowners. His work includes all phases of restoration project development from site assessment, monitoring, and concept development to preparing full construction plans and supervising construction. Conor has developed wetland restoration projects throughout the United States. The focus of his current work is restoring tidal and freshwater marshes along the northern coast of California. 


Conor earned a B.S. and M.S. in Environmental Engineering from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and a Ph.D. in Fluvial Geomorphology from the Johns Hopkins University. 


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
Nature Based Solutions: An Introduction and Case Studies 28 June 2023 Slides Agriculture and Natural Resources, Climate Change, Environment