Colorado River through the Grand Canyon | © Amy Kober For thirty years, our America’s Most Endangered Rivers report has highlighted urgent threats to rivers and has spurred the public to take action. Through the report, we have helped sound the a… 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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Saluda River, SC | Jason Van Driesche The Saluda River is a southeast treasure. A tributary of the Congaree River, the Saluda is popular for fishing and boating, but has been harmed by dams and other development. Fortunately, the hydropower dam relicen… Read more »
10/29: Hurricane Sandy Heading to Shore, Expected to Land Earlier Than Estimated A strengthened Hurricane Sandy heads toward shore as conditions deteriorate on East Coast. Please check your local weather or tune into the Washington Post’s Capital Weath… Read more »
August fishing on North Umpqua River, OR | Amy Kober Our family spends a lot of time on Oregon’s North Umpqua River. My husband John fishes there. It was the first river we visited with our son, when he was only three weeks old. And now that Augu… Read more »
How has the Clean Water Act impacted your life? For those of us born before or around the passage of the Clean Water Act in 1972, we interpret this law through the eyes of Generation X. A creek in Silver Spring, MD | takomabibelot Growing up in suburba… Read more »
Exposed bank of the former reservoir on the White Salmon River, WA – notice the old boat | American Rivers On Saturday I rafted the White Salmon River. With Condit Dam completely gone, the river is now free-flowing from its source high up in the snow-m… Read more »
“I do not know, really, how we will survive without places like the Inner Gorge of the Grand Canyon to visit. Once in a lifetime, even, is enough. To feel the stripping down, an ebb of the press of conventional time, a radical change of proportion, an… Read more »
Today, one of the nation’s most significant river restoration projects begins on the Penobscot River in Maine. The president of American Rivers, Bob Irvin, is at the event to kick off the removal of Great Works Dam. The remarks he is delivering a… Read more »
One of the nation’s most significant river restoration projects will kick off on Maine’s Penobscot River on Monday. The President of American Rivers, Bob Irvin, will be at the event on the river with our partners, Interior Secretary Ken Sal… Read more »
On May 15, American Rivers will release America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2012. From record floods to energy development to urban and agricultural pollution, the rivers on this year’s list face serious threats. Sign up now to receive an a… Read more »