Snowpack in the Sierra Nevada provides 80% of California’s water supply. Lack of snowfall in 2014 spells continued drought and statewide water reductions | © NOAA In California, 2012 was a record drought year. That is, until 2013 proved even drier… Read more »
Meg works to improve watershed health in the Sierra Nevada through meadow restoration, low impact development and outreach.
Meg joined American Rivers in 2013 through the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership. She has previously worked in environmental education for the Living Classrooms Foundation and in quality control for National Geographic. For the former she taught clam dissection, water quality testing and maritime history lessons for students in grades 2-12 aboard a historic oyster buy boat on the Potomac River. For the latter she ensured factual accuracy in television programming.
B.A in Geography from Colgate UniversityBack River, MD
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With low flows in rivers and streams around California, reservoirs such as Folsom Reservoir on the American River, pictured here, are unlikely to be replenished soon | © Jacob Dyste As extreme drought conditions continue to persist across Californ… Read more »
© PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University While the East Coast welcomed the New Year with feet of snow and an arctic vortex of cold, the West Coast continues to pray for rain. As of December 31st, the U.S. Drought Monitor categorized all of C… Read more »