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
With dam removal set to begin on September 17, excitement is building as we prepare to watch the Elwha River come back to life.Read more »
June 1, 2011 | Dams & Dam Removal
Today is a significant day in the decades-long effort to restore a healthy, free-flowing Elwha River. The hydropower generators at the river's two dams are being turned off in preparation for dam removal this September.Read more »
For two decades, American Rivers has worked with our partners to remove the nearly 100-year-old, 125-foot Condit dam and restore the White Salmon River. Now, an agreement has been reached to remove the dam later this year.Read more »
May 24, 2011 | Dams & Dam Removal
In a less than five months, some of the most exciting dam removal and river restoration efforts in our nation’s history will begin in Washington State. And we want you to be part of the celebration.Read more »
May 16, 2011 | Most Endangered Rivers
Within days of last year’s release of our annual America’s Most Endangered Rivers list, we’d already seen some progress. Due to the advocacy efforts of American Rivers and our supporters, below are some of the actions that took place within the first week after the report’s release.Read more »