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 »
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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The increasing trends of extreme weather we’ve seen over the last couple of years have just been confirmed; last week the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) new report found that the number of extreme events: increasing temp… Read more »