Rafting the Eagle and upper Colorado River Blue Trail | Brett Hockmuth Rivers are key economic drivers here in the United States. Not only do we rely on them for shipping channels, power, and agricultural irrigation, but we also rely on them significan… Read more »
Fay works to engage communities in the Intermountain West with the goal of connecting people to nature, stimulating economic growth, bolstering existing land and water conservation efforts, and improving the quality of life for rural communities through the creation of blue trails.
Fay joined American Rivers in 2010. Prior to that she interned with Wisconsin State Representative Cory Mason, and was the Economic Research Assistant for Clean Wisconsin’s water program.
B.S. in Agriculture and Applied Economics and Environmental Studies from University of Wisconsin-Madison.Kickapoo River
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Missed the October 14th webinar on new tools and resources available in the Blue Trails Guide that can help improve recreation and protect hometown rivers? Not to worry – the recorded webinar is posted on the Blue Trails Guide and waiting for you to view.
Photo by DNR Staff Shelly C It’s that time of year to nominate your Trail heroes for the American Trails Award! This award has a number of categories where you can nominate your Trail champions – from the Lifetime Service Award to Trails Advocacy to Ou… Read more »
Boundary Waters, MN | Joe Brandmeier Come one, no, come all! Saturday is National Get Outdoors Day! Events are happening in all fifty states promoting recreation, fun in the sun, and providing kids and families’ sites to get outside. Outdoor participat… Read more »
Innovative solutions like Blue Trails can help communities stay healthy and address nature-deficit disorder. I love summer – endless sunshine and spending most, if not all of my free time outside. There are new places to discover – backyards, parks, an… Read more »
Eagle River, CO at Duck Pond | © Fay Augustyn Last week I blogged about the connection between the economy, recreation and open space here in the western United States. Protecting open space is beneficial for both residents and tourists alike, and… Read more »
Eagle River, CO | © Fay Augustyn With the summer months just around the corner and spring peeking out from behind the piles of snow, I’m thinking only of the outdoors. Hiking, rafting, biking, fishing and just enjoying the amazing rivers and… Read more »
Eagle River, CO | © Ken Neubecker Last week I had the opportunity to spend two glorious days in Eagle County, Colorado exploring the Upper Colorado and one of its tributaries in Central Colorado, the Eagle River. Joined by a few of my colleagues,… Read more »
Fireworks at the nation’s capitol | © M.V. Jantzen Fourth of July – barbeques, fireworks, sunscreen, and being outdoors. What could make for a better holiday weekend? The Fourth is a time where we as Americans reconnect to things and people that… Read more »
Spending some time enjoying the Chicago River! As a primary city dweller, I have found that it is far too easy to forget the amazing topography of the United States. Mountains, rivers, lakes, plains and forests merge together to become the America we k… Read more »