Today’s guest blog for our America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series is a story of the beautiful Grand River from Kari Matsko, Director of the People’s Oil & Gas Collaborative- Ohio: Take Action to Protect theGrand River Tell the Ohio legisl… Read more »
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
Blog Posts By This Author
Take Action to Protect theGrand River Tell the Ohio legislature to institute strong protective standards for natural gas development! You’ve guessed it river fans! Today is Grand River Day! Our #6 on the list of America’s Most Endangere… Read more »
Today’s guest blog for our America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series is a story of love for the Hoback River from Dan Smitherman, with Citizens for the Wyoming Range: Take Action to Protect theHoback River Send a letter to Plains Exploration… Read more »
Today’s guest blog for our America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series is a commentary on the Missouri River from Patricia Schuba, with the Labadie Environmental Organization (LEO): Take Action to Protect theMissouri River Tell Congress to sup… Read more »
Today’s guest blog for our America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series is from Kevin McGrath, President of Upper Chattahoochee Chapter Trout Unlimited: Take Action to Protect theChattahoochee River Tell the Army Corps of Engineers to deny perm… Read more »
Today’s guest blog for our America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series is about the Green River (#2) from our partner Steve Markle with the outfitter O.A.R.S. Take Action to Protect theGreen River Tell Gov. Herbert not to divert the Green Rive… Read more »
Take Action to Protect the Green River Let Congress know you support the Clean Water Act! Today is Green River Day! It is time to speak up on behalf of the Green River, our #2 this year on the list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers®. Do you lo… Read more »
Stop the Attacks on Clean Water Let Congress know you support the Clean Water Act What a week! News of the release of American Rivers’ annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers® spread like wildfire this week. This gives us great h… Read more »
Over the course of May, American Rivers will be providing insight into America’s Most Endangered Rivers® through a series of guest blogs about this year’s ten rivers. Today, American Rivers welcomes these thoughts from Hedrick Belin, Presi… Read more »
It’s here – the 2012 list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers®! From pollution to fracking to dams and dredging, this year we’re highlighting issues that have a direct impact on our clean water, public health, and wildlife. Ever… Read more »