Meet Our Coastal Experts

Dedicated to enhancing coastal resilience, Freese and Nichols’ nationwide team of experts is committed to designing and implementing innovative solutions for coastal protection and restoration.

Freese and Nichols has a long history of serving communities along the Gulf Coast, dating back to the 1920s. Our projects are as diverse as the communities and clients we serve. From the comprehensive flood risk modeling for the Louisiana Watershed Initiative to the pioneering permitting process for one of Texas’ first commercial oyster farms, we tailor our services to meet the specific needs of our clients.

The $1.9 billion Sabine to Galveston program stands as a testament to our capability to undertake large-scale, complex projects with a focus on hurricane levee protection, while the 600-acre marsh terrace field of Upper Barataria Basin in Jefferson Parish demonstrates our commitment to multiple lines of defense strategy.

Freese and Nichols’ staff are the backbone of our service delivery, ensuring that every project benefits from a breadth of expertise and a collaborative approach. Our experts’ experience includes coastal planning and modeling, vulnerability assessments, water resource design, flood control, dredge engineering, marine structures, pump stations, fluvial geomorphology​, oyster biologists, environmental clearance and permitting, environmental engineering, GIS, data science and much more.

For more information on our coastal resilience services, please contact Jim Keith, who leads Freese and Nichols’ Coastal Resiliency Initiative.

Coastal Experts in Texas

Coastal Experts in Louisiana

Coastal Experts in Florida

Coastal Experts in North Carolina


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