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
August 4, 2011
What’s your favorite river ice cream? With temperatures soaring across the country, it’s time to combine our two favorite things – rivers and ice cream! We challenged American Rivers staff to channel their inner dessert artist and come up with river-themed ice cream flavors. Here are some of our favorite flavor inventions – what are yours?Read more »
June 30, 2011
My little boy is almost two, and loves being outside. Add water, and he's in heaven. Recently, we were in Grand Teton National Park, and he could have spent all day playing on the shore of Jenny Lake. It reminded me of the times I spent as a child, playing in our backyard stream. What are your favorite childhood river memories?Read more »
June 28, 2011 | Water Pollution
My colleague Kavita just came back from a meeting in southern Oregon where she learned that Rogue Ales and Spirits of Newport, Oregon will soon release "Restoration Redd Ale" to benefit salmon habitat restoration efforts (for you non-Northwesterners, a redd is a salmon "nest" in the bed of a river).Read more »
There has been a flurry of debate over the Portland Water Bureau’s decision to drain a drinking water supply reservoir after a man was caught urinating into it.Read more »
Americans want more clean water protections, not fewer. Rivers are a huge part of our everyday lives. It's so easy to take clean water for granted - but can you imagine living without it?Read more »