Ingrid Morken

Landscape Architect

Overview

Ingrid Morken is a landscape architect with over 10 years of experience in the design of habitat restoration, park and open space, and sustainable development projects.  She brings a diverse background in landscape architecture, environmental planning and ecology to her work.  She received a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from UC Berkeley where she focused on stream and wetland restoration and sustainable design strategies.  Ingrid is a licensed Landscape Architect in the State of California.

Ingrid has led the planning and design of a variety of habitat restoration projects and has developed site design and construction methods that enhance biological diversity and protect and restore ecological processes.  She also has designed park and public access projects with the goal of preserving and enhancing the ecological character and aesthetics of the site while providing an engaging experience for the public.  Ingrid currently serves on the Board of Directors for the California Native Grasslands Association where she focuses on grasslands restoration and the use of native grasses in lawn alternatives, bioswales, and meadow gardens.  As a LEED Green Associate and Bay-Friendly Qualified Landscape Design Professional, she understands green building and design strategies, including low-water use plants and irrigation systems, protecting and improving soils, and using salvaged and recycled materials.

 

Projects

Breuner Marsh Restoration and Public Access Plan, East Bay Regional Park District, Richmond, California

Fitzgerald Marine Reserve Beach Access, Moss Beach, California

Yreka Creek Greenway Project, Yreka, California

Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve Restoration Project, Los Angeles County, California   

Soquel Canyon Stream Mitigation and Wildlife Conservation Bank, Chino Hills, California

Petersen Ranch Mitigation Bank, Leona Valley, California

San Dieguito Wetlands Restoration Implementation,San Diego and Del Mar, California

Torian Residential Project Wetland Reserve, Newark, California

Bay-Friendly Landscaping Program, Oakland, California

Education

Master of Landscape Architecture, University of California, Berkeley

BA, Environmental Studies, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota

Other

California Licensed Landscape Architect, #5472

LEED Green Associate

Bay-Friendly Qualified Landscape Design Professional

American Society of Landscape Architects

California Native Grasslands Association

Society of Ecological Restoration