Department: Communications & Marketing
Area of Focus: Libby is a communications intern for American Rivers.
Background: I’ve been drawn to rivers since childhood. My parents made river trips a priority every summer, and I eventually picked up kayaking and started raft guiding summers during college. Prior to interning with American Rivers, I interned for the Utah Rivers Council in 2010. I also volunteered for the Snake River Fund and for the River Restoration Northwest Symposium in 2012.
Education: B.A. in Environmental Science from Willamette University.
Favorite River: North Fork Payette River
Blog Posts By This Author
March 4, 2013
When I first moved to Montana to work as a river guide during college, everything about the place seemed bigger and wilder than I expected. Driving north with my best friend and our two kayaks, we had no idea that we would soon be living in a broken down school bus, dodging grizzly bears, and reveling in the seemingly endless rivers surrounding us.Read more »
January 3, 2013 | Take Action
It’s not often that a daydream to escape the office and venture outdoors attracts the notice (and large-scale funding) of a major sponsor. But that’s exactly what happened to Daniel Alvarez.Read more »
November 13, 2012 | Dams & Dam Removal
On November 2nd, the new stretch of the White Salmon River through the reservoir section and old dam site, down to the mouth of the Columbia opened to paddlers. And on Sunday the 11th, Wet Planet Whitewater hosted a float to explore and celebrate this stretch.Read more »