“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 »
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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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 »
America’s Most Endangered Rivers Sign up to be the first to learn about the 2012 America’s Most Endangered Rivers. * First Name: * Last Name: * Email: ZIP: Yes! I want to learn more about issues affecting our nation’s rivers. Spam Control Text: New dam… Read more »
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 »
Tom Skerritt, Actor and American Rivers Board Member With the Oscars coming up this weekend and all the stars donning their gowns and bow ties, we thought it would be fun to highlight some popular, Academy Award nominated river films from over the ye… Read more »
We released a short film today with our partners at American Whitewater and the Hydropower Reform Coalition that tells the story of historic dam removal successes on Washington’s Elwha and White Salmon rivers. The seven-minute film premiered at the Wi… Read more »
We’re experiencing a baby boom here at American Rivers, so it’s a good time for a run-down of potential river-themed baby names. Of course there’s the obvious “River” but there are also opportunities for creativity (just r… Read more »