The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa have a special relationship with the St. Louis River. Guest blogger Nancy Schuldt discusses the need and responsibility to protect this important place from further destruction.
Jessie works with staff across the country on a variety of river restoration and protection work— from advocacy and outreach to coordination with local communities to restore and protect their rivers and streams. Since 2010, Jessie has also been managing our Most Endangered Rivers Program.
Jessie joined American Rivers in 2010. Prior to that she worked for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission as their Habitat Coordinator. There she played a fundamental role in the establishment of the Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership. Jessie also did an internship at the Natural Resources Defense Council where she focused on the reauthorization of the Endangered Species Act.
B.S. in Biology from Mary Washington College, and M.S. in Natural Resources from Delaware State UniversityRappahannock River
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A potential new poisonous sulfide mine in the headwaters of the St. Louis River in Minnesota could affect the drinking water supply for thousands of Great Lakes residents.
American Rivers is now accepting nominations for our 2016 list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers®.
The Smith River in Montana provides an exceptional fishing opportunity that is treasured by Simms Fishing Products’ owner, K.C. Walsh. K.C. talks about a special trip that he took down the Smith, and why he’s against the proposed copper mine.
Montana resident Deb Davidson explains how she fell in love with the Smith River, one of America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2015.
Joe Sowerby, an outfitter in Montana, talks about the wonders of the Smith River. The Smith River is one of America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2015.
American Rivers staff followed professionals from the Maryland Biological Stream Survey as they sampled for American eel in the Patapsco River in Maryland.
The James River has faced repeated water pollution issues over the years. Virginia’s Governor McAuliffe has the opportunity to enact some major changes in his tenure.
Today’s guest blog is a part of the America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series highlighting the Harpeth River in Tennessee. Our guest blogger today is Charles H. Watkins IV, founder of TENN4 Productions. TENN4 Productions is an independent conglomerate o… Read more »
Today’s guest blog is a part of the America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series highlighting the Harpeth River in Tennessee. A Nashville native, our guest blogger, Priscilla Kaestner, is a senior at Auburn University, where she assumes leadership roles in… Read more »