Satellite photo of Hurricane Sandy on October 29th | NASA GOES project As reports of the devastation from Sandy the “Frankenstorm” continue to come in, and the staggeringly expensive recovery gets under way, I find myself thinking about hur… 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.
Fay Augustyn 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.
B.S. in Agriculture and Applied Economics and Environmental Studies from University of Wisconsin-Madison.Kickapoo River
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This is a guest blog from our conservation intern Dan Hermes. Soda Butte Creek, Yellowstone, WY | Dan Hermes As I trek through the tall grass of the high country, I peer off in the distance to see golden plains filled with bison and mountains of epic p… Read more »
How has the Clean Water Act impacted your life? For those of us who weren’t alive when the Clean Water Act was passed into law in 1972, we interpret this law through the eyes of Generation Y. Lake Mendota, WI | Richard Hurd As a proud Badger Alum… Read more »
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This spring, we hit a big milestone. It wasn’t a fun milestone, like a 50th wedding anniversary or record number of home runs, instead it was rather sobering. Atmospheric monitoring stations across the Arctic have been measuring more than 400 par… Read more »
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