Dodson & Flinker is happy to welcome Eli Bloch as an Associate Planner. Previously, Eli worked as an Associate Planner for the City of Easthampton and as a Planning Intern for the City of Chicopee. He holds a B.S. in Sustainable Food and Farming from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a M.S. in Ecological Landscape Design and Planning from the Conway School of Design.
Eli has worked on a variety of planning and landscape design projects, including a Master Plan for the Easthampton Lathrop Retirement Community, a Rail-Trail Feasibility study for Chicopee, and a trail design for a Community Forest in Cambridge, NY. His previous work as a school gardener and educator in Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville Public Schools informs his interest in creating vibrant public spaces. He is excited to be working with Dodson & Flinker on projects that create vibrant public spaces, achieve community housing and ecomonic goals, and prepare for climate change.