Amy Singler

Associate Director, River Restoration

Amy works to develop and manage river restoration projects in New England, with an emphasis on the Connecticut River Watershed. She works closely with The Nature Conservancy’s Connecticut River Program to provide technical assistance throughout the watershed to advance river restoration.

Amy joined American Rivers in 2009. Amy has previously worked for the Massachusetts Riverways Program where she worked as a project manager and outreach coordinator, providing outreach and trainings to communities statewide to promote river protection and implementation of restoration projects. Amy has also worked for The Nature Conservancy on stream crossing assessment and prioritization in New England.

B.S. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Rochester; M.S. Water Resources Management from the University of Wisconsin, Madison

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Blog Posts By This Author

Why Did the Fish Cross the Road?

While most people ignore the tiny stream under the bridge they’re driving across, river scientists and road managers think a lot about these structures. When we are working to restore our rivers we are always talking about bringing together partners and increasingly those partnerships are broadening, particularly when we think about the nexus of roads and rivers.

Mapping Dam Removal Success

Union Dam, Patapsco River, MD Earlier this year, American Rivers was excited to release our map of over 1,150 dam removals and counting from across the United States. The interactive map provides both a tool for river advocates and a lens through which… Read more »

A Thanksgiving Dam Removal

Townbrook Fall | Amy Singler Most of us know the story of the Pilgrims landing in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Like many children growing up in Massachusetts, I visited Plimoth Plantation with my elementary school. But on those trips to Plymouth, we never… Read more »