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 »
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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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 »
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Imagine having to walk three miles every day to obtain fresh water. That’s the average distance someone living in sub-Saharan Africa travels to get water for drinking, cooking, and washing. Today is World Water Day, and the facts are sobering, to say t… Read more »
Take Action to Keep Our Rivers Healthy Thank President Obama for recognizing the importance of healthy rivers to our communities by making rivers a priority in the federal budget. Today, March 14, marks the 15th year of celebration of the International… Read more »