Today we have a guest blog update on one of America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014, the South Fork Edisto River in South Carolina. Legislators in South Carolina have introduced legislation that would end the exemption for large agricultural water wi… Read more »
Gerrit leads American Rivers’ expanding advocacy for healthy rivers in the Carolinas, Georgia, Tennessee and Alabama.
Gerrit joined American Rivers in 2005 after working four years for the South Carolina Coastal Conservation League as Rivers Project Director under a partnership with American Rivers. Prior to that he worked more than a dozen years for the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources on a broad array of environmental and recreation issues affecting rivers and wetlands.
B.S. in Water Resources from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and M.S. in Fish and Wildlife Sciences from The Pennsylvania State UniversityWateree River
Blog Posts By This Author
Today’s blog is a guest post by Hugo Krispyn. Friends of the Edisto | Heather C. Clarkson If we’re not exactly a family, we are at least a community, and the Edisto is the tie that connects us. Walking past the registration table and down the hill to t… Read more »
Today’s post is a guest blog by Vicki Taylor “The Catawba-Wateree Water Management Group is at the cutting edge of cooperative discussion about water resources and energy. It is exciting to see this in our backyard, and I look forward to interacting wi… Read more »
Today’s blog is a guest post by Howard Bridgman. Paddling on the Ashley River Blue Trail | Gerrit Jobsis It was a beautiful crisp November afternoon; the tide was full – just beginning to ebb – as our group followed the river downstream. We paddled pas… Read more »
This is a guest post by Belinda Sellari, who is a member of the Hatchie Sentinels Sign the Petition Don’t Dump Pollutants In The Hatchie River! TDEC proposes to approve the Brownsville Energy permit using rules which allow “small amounts” of pollutants… Read more »
This is a guest blog by Steve Gilbert of the South Carolina Wildlife Federation. Saluda River, SC | Gerrit Jobsis Streamflow and water use is a pervasive issue across the country including the Southeast, a region often considered to be water rich. In S… Read more »
Guest blog by Steve Gilbert from the South Carolina Wildlife Federation Little Salkahatchie River Fish Kill This summer several rivers feeding the Ashepoo, Combahee and Edisto (ACE) Basin, notably the Edisto and Salkahatchie, experienced extremely low… Read more »
Catawba River, SC July brought big victories for two legal cases initiated by American Rivers that will significantly benefit rivers in the Southeast. These victories would not have been possible without our close collaboration with and strong support… Read more »
Kayaking Hitchcock Creek | Bob Irvin “This all has far exceeded our expectations” Rockingham, NC mayor Steve Morris told American Rivers’ President Bob Irvin and me as he drove us on an early May day to the Roberdel Access. We were go… Read more »
This is a guest blog from Beth Stewart, the Executive Director of Cahaba River Society. Water utilities can increase their bottom line by reducing their water losses and integrating water efficiencies | © Jeff Communities across the US are realizi… Read more »