Intermountain West Blue Trails Manager
Area of Focus: Fay works to engage communities in the Intermountain West with the goal of connecting people to nature, stimulating economic growth, bolstering existing land and water conservation efforts, and improving the quality of life for rural communities through the creation of blue trails.
Background: Fay joined American Rivers in 2010. Prior to that she interned with Wisconsin State Representative Cory Mason, and was the Economic Research Assistant for Clean Wisconsin's water program.
Education: B.S. in Agriculture and Applied Economics and Environmental Studies from University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Favorite River: Kickapoo River
Blog Posts By This Author
February 15, 2013 | Climate Change
Earlier this week, President Obama reinvigorated the debate on climate change during his State of the Union:
“But for the sake of our children and our future, we must do more to combat climate change..."
February 1, 2013 | Climate Change
As I noted in my blog earlier this week, both the Obama Administration and Members of Congress have been paying more attention to climate change since the Inauguration and the start of the 113th Congress, and it only took a few billion-dollar events to get their full attention. Finally, the federal government is putting two and two together –extreme weather, as well as the increases in both in heavy precipitation and extreme drought we’ve been experiencing, are connected to climate change!Read more »
January 29, 2013 | Climate Change
Is climate change finally back in the conversation? Last week climate was a key theme in many political conversations within the Administration and on the Hill. In President Obama’s inauguration speech, climate was front and center.Read more »
For anyone interested in engaging communities, preserving our water resources, and becoming a leader in the world of river conservation, the Anthony A. Lapham River Conservation Fellowship is the opportunity of a lifetime.Read more »
On January 1, 2013, Maryland’s Governor O’Malley signed an executive order requiring new and rebuilt state structures to consider climate change and rising sea levels in a state with the fourth-longest tidal coastline in the continental United States. This is a significant stride to keep Maryland’s coastal region resilient in the face of uncertainty.Read more »