Megan Foy

Environmental Designer
Megan serves as a team member in the Landscape & Environmental Design Group, but also works closely with the Ecological Group. Her professional background includes projects in environmental restoration, stormwater BMP design, master planning, landscape design, and conservation planning. Megan hold degrees in both Biology and Landscape Architecture and utilizes these skills to create environmentally conscious designs. As a native of Asheville, she understands the importance of integrating responsible development practices with the conservation and restoration of our unique landscapes.

Why I Love This Work

 Every day I have the opportunity to reduce the impacts of development on my native landscape through ecologically sensitive design while creating a more beautiful place for us to live.

Trainings & Certifications

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design accredited professional (LEED AP)

Education

Masters of Landscape Architecture,2009, University of Georgia

Bachelor of Arts in Biology, 2005, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Skills

Sustainable landscape design and master planning, regulatory permitting, stormwater planning and design, construction documents, native plant selection, baseline documentation, zoning compliance, and erosion control. AutoCAD Civl3D, Carlson, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office.

Favorite Species

Wake Robin (Trillium erectum). One of the first spring ephemerals to bloom in the deciduous forests of Western North Carolina, this species represents the sure sign of spring and the inevitability of the changing of the seasons.