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
January 4, 2012 | Dams & Dam Removal
Kick the New Year off right with a night out celebrating the Elwha River! Just five months ago, crews started dismantling two dams — Glines Canyon and Elwha — on Washington’s Elwha River. The river has already begun to restore itself, pouring over the notches cut out of the dams that have blocked its flow for nearly 100 years. Join us for an evening to learn about the science and status of the largest dam removal project in US history.Read more »
A look at river conservation in November, by the numbers.Read more »
October 31, 2011
Want to go on a Halloween-themed river outing? Here are some of our favorite rivers with names to match the season. Know a spooky river that isn’t listed here?Read more »
October 20, 2011 | Dams & Dam Removal
The effort to restore the river and its salmon has taken decades. In this guest post, local advocate Daniel Dancer remembers the very beginning of the dam removal effort.Read more »
October 11, 2011 | Dams & Dam Removal
Second video on the Year of the River. The restoration of Washington's White Salmon River begins on October 26, when a hole will be blasted at the base of Condit Dam. Removing the outdated 125-foot tall dam will restore the health of the river and habitat for salmon and steelhead.Read more »