Land Use Impacts on Water Resources, Ecological Connectivity and Sustainable Systems
Ph.D., Environmental Sciences - Water Resources Track, Civil Engineering, Oregon State University
M.S., Geology - Water Resources, Oregon State University
B.S., Geology, University of California, Davis
Dr. Moret is a coalition builder with over 20 years of experience leading governments, planners, institutions, land owners, non-profits and project teams towards increased sustainability. Stephanie specializes in bringing stakeholders together to define issues and create tools and alternative strategies that lead to resilient systems for communities seeking sustainable solutions. While a full-time professor, she worked and taught in risk assessment and decision-making in complex systems, environmental modeling, landscape ecology, land use impacts on water resources, and in integrating strategic solutions for natural resource systems.
Stephanie has been the lead in developing local government habitat preservation responses to the Endangered Species Act, facilitating key issue teams, in procuring and administering project funding, in developing education and outreach programs, and in coordinating large-scale community involvement for multimillion dollar projects. Dr. Moret has assisted cities, tribes, utilities, non-profits, and private clients with sustainable development, watershed restoration, habitat recovery, water supply protection, open space planning, natural resources management and integration of environmental principles into development. Working across disciplines, cultures, and interest groups has provided Stephanie with an appreciation for collaboration, coordination, and systems optimization.