See The Stories Take a virtual tour down America’s rivers! Ever wonder what it’s like to travel down some of America’s most scenic rivers? American Rivers, the National Park Service, and local conservation and recreation groups across the c… Read more »
Jamie works to engage communities to safeguard and improve river health by reconnecting people to rivers through blue trails and protecting the last great rivers through wild and scenic designation.
Jamie joined American Rivers in 2000. Prior to that she performed natural resource management field research and developed recommendations for governmental policy in Costa Rica and studied natural systems agriculture at The Land Institute in Kansas.
Our Blue Trails expert
B.A. in Environmental Studies from Denison University, and M.A. in Environmental and Resource Policy from The George Washington UniversityFraser River
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Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced last week the creation of a new National Water Trails System. The system will increase access to water-based outdoor recreation, encourage community stewardship of local waterways, and promote tourism tha… Read more »
Join Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on live webchat on river protection and restoration, Wednesday, February 29, at 1:20 p.m. ET.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, and Rebecca Wodder, Senior Advisor to Secretary Salazar, invite you to participate in a live webchat on Wednesday, February 29, 2012, at 1:20 p.m.ET. at www.doi.gov/live. The conversation will focus on President O… Read more »
Outdoor Nation is starting 2012 with a new funding opportunity for those interested in in connecting young Americans with their waterways through recreational paddling. Outdoor Nation is accepting applications from individuals between the ages of 18 an… Read more »
Earlier this month I made my first trip to the Verde River in Arizona. Thanks to the generous support of the Walton Family Foundation, American Rivers is helping communities along the Verde to develop a Blue Trail, the water equivalent to a hiking trai… Read more »
Take a kayak journey down the Hitchcock Creek Blue Trail. Until recently, a dam degrade and blocked migrating fish from spawning habitat and prevented the community of Rockingham, North Carolina from safely enjoying their river through boating and fish… Read more »
President Obama’s new America’s Great Outdoors (AGO) initiative has launched a national dialogue about conservation in America. AGO is based on the tenet that lasting conservation solutions should start with the American people. The Department of the I… Read more »
Last week, my colleagues and I met with our partners on the Hitchcock Creek Blue Trail in Rockingham, North Carolina. Until recently, a dam degraded Hitchcock Creek and blocked migrating fish from spawning habitat and prevented the community from safel… Read more »
You spoke, and the Obama Administration listened. This past spring, President Obama launched the America’s Great Outdoors initiative aimed at preserving our natural resources and promoting recreation, especially among youth. American Rivers rallied tho… Read more »
Register today for American Hiking Society’s Hike The Hill: Trails Advocacy Week February 12-17, 2011. Trail advocates from across the nation will come to the nation’s capital to promote and protect our nation’s system of trails… Read more »