Michael Garrity

Director, Rivers of Puget Sound and the Columbia Basin

Michael oversees our work to protect and restore the rivers of Puget Sound and the Columbia Basin.

Michael joined American Rivers in 2000, working out of our Washington, D.C. headquarters. He moved back home to the Puget Sound area in 2003. Michael serves as Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Save Our Wild Salmon Coalition and is on the executive committees for the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan and the Washington State Department of Ecology’s Office of the Columbia River. Prior to joining American Rivers, Michael was a law clerk for the Washington State Court of Appeals and a legal intern for the Sierra Club.

B.A. in History from the University of Washington, and J.D. and Environmental Law Specialization Certificate from Berkeley Law (Boalt Hall)

Grande Ronde River


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