Amy Souers Kober
Senior Director of Communications
Department: Communications & Marketing
Area of Focus: Amy directs our media and communications work.
Background: Amy joined American Rivers in 1998 in our Washington, DC office. She moved to our Northwest Regional Office in Seattle in 2000.
Education: B.A. in Creative Writing and Literature from Trinity College in Hartford, CT. Amy studied coastal ecology with the School for Field Studies on Vancouver Island, British Columbia and spent a semester in Florence, Italy studying literature and art history. She completed field ecology programs in Panama through the University of Florida and in Big Sur, California through San Francisco State University.
Favorite River: Any river with my husband, our dogs, and our driftboat!
Blog Posts By This Author
May 31, 2013
Rivers and music go great together, which is why we’re excited to announce that American Rivers and The Infamous Stringdusters are teaming up for a 2013 American Rivers tour!Read more »
For thirty years, our America’s Most Endangered Rivers report has highlighted urgent threats to rivers and has spurred the public to take action. Through the report, we have helped sound the alarm on hundreds of rivers, saving them from threats like pollution and new dams.
The river at the top of the 2013 list, announced today, is the Colorado River – a river that is so dammed, diverted, and drained that it dries to a trickle before reaching the sea.Read more »
February 12, 2013 | Dams & Dam Removal
American Rivers is helping secure key clean water protections for South Carolina's Saluda River through the hydropower dam relicensing effort. Check out this video by Andy Maser on the project.Read more »
October 27, 2012 | Floods & Floodplains
Communities up and down the east coast are bracing for the impact of Hurricane Sandy which could cause massive flooding and other damage.Read more »
October 25, 2012 | Wild and Scenic Rivers
Our family spends a lot of time on Oregon’s North Umpqua River. My husband John fishes there. It was the first river we visited with our son, when he was only three weeks old. And now that August is three years old, we love to camp and hike there. We were on the Umpqua this past weekend, and it was great seeing the river through his eyes.Read more »