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 13, 2011 | Most Endangered Rivers
When the flathead river was threatened by a proposal to replace whitewater rafts and fishing lines with oil and gas drills, American Rivers sounded the alarm, naming the North Fork of the Flathead River as one of America’s Most Endangered Rivers tm of 2009. And people took action.Read more »
On May 17, American Rivers will release America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2011. From record floods to energy development to sewage pollution, the rivers on this year’s list face serious threats.Read more »
May 11, 2011 | Most Endangered Rivers
Through the Most Endangered Rivers report, for 25 years American Rivers has been the national watchdog raising the alarm on imperiled rivers and energizing grassroots support to stop threats such as dam proposals, mining operations, coal-fired generators, and massive dumping of raw sewage. Working with local partners, the media, elected officials, and concerned citizens, we have achieved spectacular successes for the nation’s rivers — and the people, fish, and wildlife that depend on them. Here are just a few examples from 25 years of success.Read more »
May 11, 2011 | Floods & Floodplains
We watch with fear, awe, and sorrow as the river destroys property and creates painful upheaval for people’s lives and businesses. The economic toll of the floods will be staggering. This is turning out to be quite a year for rivers, and apparently we still have a lot to learn when it comes to living with them.Read more »
April 22, 2011 | Most Endangered Rivers
Nearly two million visitors make the pilgrimage to Montana’s Glacier National Park each year, to gaze at the majestic Rockies, marvel at its postcard perfect vistas and soak in it natural beauty. The free-flowing waters of the Flathead River bordering Glacier have been an essential part of any Glacier visit, providing abundant recreational opportunities and chances to connect with nature.Read more »