Paul Curfman, RLA

Senior Environmental Planner


Paul Curfman is a senior environmental planner and registered landscape architect with over 20 years of experience in resource management and infrastructure development. He focuses on water and energy project development and strategies for NEPA and CEQA environmental compliance with specific expertise in visual resource analysis and recreation facilities. He is an experienced project manager with skills in site development, permitting, mitigation, and site restoration. His interpersonal skills support team building, stakeholder outreach and agency cooperation in multi-objective projects.


Western Terminus Pipeline, EIR / Permitting / Restoration, San Leandro, CA

California Aqueduct, East Branch Enlargement EIR – California Department of Water Resources (DWR),Palmdale, CA

Golden State Warriors Event Center and Multi-use Development – City of San Francisco and Strada Investment Group, San Francisco, CA

34th America’s Cup EA/ EIR – National Park Service,San Francisco, CA

Bay Area Integrated Regional Water Management Plan (BAIRWMP) BAIRWMP Coordinating Committee,Oakland, CA


Bachelor of Landscape Architecture University of Oregon


Registered Landscape Architect (CA#3043)

Association of Environmental Professionals

North Bay Watershed Association