Free flowing Amethyst Brook after dam removal | © Stantec Consulting Just six month after the removal of Bartlett Rod Shop Dam on the Amethyst Brook in Pelham, Mass., our project partners found native migratory sea lamprey spawning in the restored reac… Read more »
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, MadisonSaco River
Blog Posts By This Author
The Spoonville Dam on the Farmington River was breached in the 1955 floods. The remaining portion of the dam is 128 feet long and 25 feet high and spans more than half of the river causing a constriction with high velocities that are difficult for many… Read more »
Here in the Northeast we saw a lot of damage to roads and streams from Hurricane Irene in Vermont, Massachusetts and New York. In many places, road-stream crossings such as bridges and culverts were over topped and washed out, leaving large gaps in our… Read more »
Culverts funded for replacement on Muscongus Brook in Bremen, Maine | © Amy Singler Maine Public Broadcasting Network program Sustainable Maine recently aired a great episode titled, “Desperate Alewives.” The program focuses on the anadromous alewives… Read more »
Failed dam on the Green River in Massachusetts shows the river flowing around the spillway and through the retaining wall breach. Parts of the northeast took a beating from Hurricane Irene in late August, and along with road failures, culvert failures,… Read more »