Sagehen-14Matt’s Philosophy of Teaching

“In my classes, I emphasize understanding of physical and ecological process and river history as a basis for restoration strategy, the need to learn from each restoration project, and the need for scientific rigor when approaching restoration.”

Courses at UC Berkeley

LD ARCH 227 | River Restoration
LD ARCH 12    | Environmental Science for Sustainable Development


Geomorphic and ecological fundamentals for river and stream restoration

A week-long short course offered annually at Sagehen Creek Field Station, Truckee.

Truckee River

River restoration: Fluvial-geomorphic and ecological processes

A week-long short course offered at Beaumont du Ventoux and Lyon, southeastern France.

Seminars and Workshops