The Cultural Landscape Foundation
Conference: Second Wave of Modernism II,  Landscape Complexity and Transformation (November 18, 2011 in NYC)

Keith Bowers, FASLA, RLA, PWS

For nearly three decades, Mr. Bowers has been at the forefront of applied ecology, land conservation and sustainable design. As the founder and president of Biohabitats, he has built a multidisciplinary organization focused on conservation planning, ecological restoration and regenerative design. From site specific woodland restoration projects to regional forest management and conservation, to the regeneration of urban tree canopy through green infrastructure, he has kept Biohabitats at the vanguard of ecology and design. Mr. Bowers is also president and founder of Biohabitats’ sister company: Ecological Restoration and Management, Inc. ER&M provides professional installation and management services for restoration projects throughout North America. Mr. Bowers currently serves as the President of the Board of Directors for the Wildlands Network, a national organization focused on restoring, protecting and connecting North America's wild places and is the Theme Lead for Ecological Restoration under IUCN’s Commission on Ecosystem Management. Keith has also served on the Board of Directors for the Society for Ecological Restoration International since 1999, twice as its Chair. Mr. Bowers is a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects, registered in over seven states, and is a Professional Wetland Scientist. He holds a B.S. in Landscape Architecture from West Virginia University.

Panther Hollow Lake in Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA. Photo courtesy Biohabitats, Inc.