Stearns Dam removal, Crooked River, OR | © Denise Hoffert-Hay Construction to remove the Stearns Dam from the Crooked River in central Oregon kicked off this week when equipment staged along the river’s banks and fill was brought in to creat… Read more »
Denise facilitates and manages river restoration activities across Oregon and Washington. She also leads and assists continued efforts to identify, cultivate and grow river restoration in the region.
Denise joined American Rivers in 2012. Prior to American Rivers, she spent 10 years working with local communities, private landowners and stakeholder groups on restoration projects. She is the recipient of the Spirit of the Oregon Plan Award from the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board (OWEB) for her facilitation of the community decision to remove the Brownsville Dam.
B.S. in Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences from University of Minnesota
M.S. in Bio-Resource Engineering from Oregon State University
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Sterns Dam, Crooked River, OR | © Scott Wright, P.E., River Design Group 7:00PM A site visit to a dam in Central Oregon starts the night before with packing the field rig, putting together the details that make a difference when a site is more tha… Read more »