Lewis River Meadow, WA | Susan Saul Mount St. Helens is an American icon. Anyone who lived in the Northwest during the 1980 eruption may remember ash and dust covering nearly every surface imaginable. People who lived in other parts of the country at t… Read more »
Darcy works with local partners to protect rivers through designation under the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. She also advocates for river-friendly polici¬es at the state level, including renewable energy incentives, climate change adaptation strategies, and ecosystem services.
Darcy joined American Rivers in 2007. Prior to American Rivers, Darcy worked on a wide range of environmental and public health campaigns including reducing air pollution from coal fired power plants, promoting renewable energy, climate change mitigation, and promoting sustainable agriculture and family farms. In addition, Darcy managed election campaigns in several states and worked with the AFL-CIO to create an affiliate organization for non-union households.
As a former whitewater guide, Darcy enjoys not only working to protect rivers put participating in the “”mandatory”" office river trip each year.
B.A. in International Environmental Policy from the University of Connecticut, and a J.D. from Seattle University School of Law.Two-way tie between the Middle Fork of the Flathead and the Swan River in Montana.
Blog Posts By This Author
Flathead River | © Darcy Nonemacher Many of us have strong connections to rivers that are protected through Wild and Scenic designation. I was lucky to grow up in the Flathead Valley in northwestern Montana, and the forks of the Flathead River hold spe… Read more »
Today is an historic day for Washington State. After years of discussions and negotiations, U.S. Representative Norm Dicks and U.S. Senator Patty Murray introduced the Wild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 2012. If passed into law,… Read more »
Take Action to Protect theSF Skykomish River Please take a minute to email SnoPUD and urge them to abandon the Sunset Falls project! Just when I think I know a lot about the rivers in my backyard, I’m often surprised and humbled to find out that… Read more »
Everyday, I look out my window and see Fishermen’s Terminal, a hub for boats of all types: commercial fishing boats, small cruise ships, and other vessels. The boats docked at Fishermen’s Terminal are floating on freshwater and just around the corner t… Read more »