With news that the Klamath River restoration project is back on track, many are wondering: is this the world’s biggest dam removal project? That depends what you’re measuring. There have been projects with taller dams or more miles of habitat restored… Read more »
Amy directs our media and communications work.
Amy joined American Rivers in 1998 in our Washington, DC office. She moved to our Northwest Regional Office in Seattle in 2000.
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.Any river with my husband, our kids and dogs, and our driftboat!
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The river conservation movement is full of remarkable women. In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, we are celebrating the women who fight for clean water and healthy rivers across the country.
Against the backdrop of the ongoing health crisis in Flint, MI, American Rivers is calling on each presidential candidate to commit to ensuring every American has access to clean drinking water.
“Fish versus farms”? Not anymore. Meet Walt Shubin, a farmer fighting to restore the health of California’s San Joaquin River, in this new film from American Rivers.
Behind all of the talking points about clean and green energy, the truth is that the hydropower industry’s so-called “Unlock Hydro” bill is an attack on healthy rivers and your rights.
The hydropower industry is trying to create a giant loophole for dam operators, so they are not required to protect fish, wildlife, or water quality on our rivers.
American Rivers and Flint Riverkeeper are working in collaboration with diverse partners to restore the flows and health of the Flint.
Spending time in natural spaces reduces anxiety, worry and stress. Nature, and rivers, are fundamental to our health, well-being, and relationships – to our happiness.
The New York Times recently ran a story (Drought is Bearing Fruit for Washington Wineries) quoting Michael Garrity of American Rivers. Michael talked about how a plan for the Yakima River is a model for conservation. He said, “The Yakima Plan shows how… Read more »
American Rivers and the Hispanic Access Foundation are sparking a dialogue among tens of thousands of Latinos across the Colorado River basin, where one-third of the nation’s Latinos live and work, about the need for a healthy Colorado River. Starting… Read more »