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
October 10, 2012 | Water Pollution
Growing up in suburban Maryland, my brother and I spent long summer days playing in the small creek behind our house. I don’t think the creek had a name – we just called it “the creek.” Down there, we were in a different, wonderful world, away from adults and free to let our imaginations roam.Read more »
September 26, 2012
I’m back from seven days floating the Colorado River through Grand Canyon. The President of American Rivers, Bob Irvin, and I accompanied 14 guests on the trip from Lee’s Ferry to Phantom Ranch with the wonderful Robby Pitagora from Rapid Creek and fantastic guides from Arizona River Runners.Read more »
It’s not every day that we get to witness a river coming back to life. But today is the beginning of a new chapter for the Penobscot River and all of the people and wildlife who depend on it.Read more »
June 8, 2012
One of the nation’s most significant river restoration projects will kick off on Maine’s Penobscot River on Monday. The President of American Rivers, Bob Irvin, will be at the event on the river with our partners, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, and others to celebrate the revival of the Penobscot, its fish and wildlife, and communities.Read more »
May 10, 2012 | Most Endangered Rivers
On May 15, American Rivers will release America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2012. From record floods to energy development to urban and agricultural pollution, the rivers on this year’s list face serious threats.Read more »