Katherine Baer

Senior Director, Clean Water and Water Supply Programs

Katherine leads federal clean water policy work to reduce sewage spills and polluted stormwater runoff and to increase green infrastructure.

Katherine joined American Rivers in 2005. Prior to that she worked as a policy analyst for the legal think tank the Center for Progressive Reform, and as Director of Headwaters Conservation for the Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper in Georgia.

B.A. in Environmental Studies from Stanford University, M.S. in Conservation Ecology from the University of Georgia, and J.D. from the University of Maryland

Chattahoochee River


Blog Posts By This Author

Restoring Clean Water

For the last 10 years, Clean Water Act protections have been chipped away by confusing Court decisions and inefficient guidance that requires EPA staff to show over and over again what we know – that small streams are connected to big rivers! Tha… Read more »