About ICF
Erika Britney
Principal, Environmental Planning
Erika is an expert in project delivery and helping clients solve natural resource issues, with more than 20 years of experience in water and natural resource management and regulatory processes.

Erika is a principal environmental planner and project management professional (PMP) with more than 20 years of experience in water and natural resource management and regulatory processes. Her expertise includes project and program management and administration, policy and regulatory analysis, permitting, natural resource damage assessment, ecosystem services, ecosystem recovery planning, and multi-party workgroup facilitation. Erika achieved PMP certification in 2017 to enhance her project management expertise. She has served as the project manager and program administrator for numerous multidisciplinary projects with multiple subcontractors for state and local government clients.

Erika is adept at identifying critical information needed to answer complex, interdisciplinary questions and incorporating stakeholder input and technical knowledge to develop decision-making criteria. She brings experience working on complex, high-profile projects, including two forest fire habitat damage litigation projects that involved analysis of forest vegetation management, restoration and management in the context of development pressures, climate change, and fuel loads. Her clients include all levels of government, tribal organizations, and private sector companies.

Education
  • Post-Baccalaureate Diploma, Environmental Science, Capilano University
  • B.S., Physical Geography, University of British Columbia
  • P.M.P., Project Management Institute
  • Innovation Through Spark Labs
  • Remote Facilitation, Mural Foundations
  • Certified Solid Waste Consultant, Environmental Waste Solutions
  • Project Design and Evaluation, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coastal Services Center
  • ISO 14001 Environmental Lead Auditor Training, MGMT Alliances
  • Survey Sampling and Questionnaire Design, Statistics Canada
  • Interpersonal Conflict, The Justice Institute of British Columbia
Publications
  • David A. Hanson, Erika Britney, Thomas Stewart, Alan Wolfson, Mary Baker, and Elizabeth Strange. (2013). Restoration Scaling in the Face of Non-Stationarity and Uncertainty. 5th National Conference on Ecological Restoration (NCER), Schaumbburg, IL. July 29 – August 2.
  • David A. Hanson, Erika M. Britney, Christopher J. Earle, Thomas G. Stewart. (2013). Adapting Habitat Equivalency Analysis (HEA) to assess environmental loss and compensatory restoration following severe forest fires. Forest Ecology and Management 294 (2013) 166–177
  • David Hale, David Hanson, Erika Britney, and Willis E. McConnaha. (2011). Sustaining Alabama's Fisheries Resources: A Risk-Based Integrated Environmental, Economic, and Social Resource Management Decision Framework. American Fisheries Society National Conference, Seattle, Washington.
  • USEPA. (2007). Wetlands and Water Quality Trading: Review of Current Science and Economic Practices with Selected Case Studies. EPA/600/R-06/155. July.