Show your support for clean water by volunteering at a National River Cleanup event | © Robyn Janssen, Rogue River Cleanup, OR I went to college in Western Pennsylvania within view of the stacks of one of the east coast’s most polluting coal-fired powe… Read more »
Peter works with community organizations and corporate partners to keep our rivers clean and build river stewards out of river cleanup volunteers.
Peter joined American Rivers in 2013. Before coming to American Rivers Peter was the Field Organizer in the Strong Homes Program at the non-profit organization Groundswell. Peter’s work at Groundswell was focused on working with community organizations and local business owners to make residential energy efficiency projects more affordable for homeowners. Prior to that Peter worked with several non-profits in Washington, DC where he advocated for energy policy that was based on science and addressed the threats of climate change.
Peter graduated Magna Cum Laude from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Political Science and a minor in Religious Studies.Nantahala River in North Carolina
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2013 National River Cleanup photo contest winner: Susan Simonson photo from the Antietam Creek Rubbish Roundup in Maryland You voted, the results are in, and we have the winner of the 2013 National River Cleanup® photo contest! After two weeks of y… Read more »
2012 National River Cleanup photo contest winner Alan Hale I am happy to announce the top-ten finalists for the 2013 National River Cleanup photo contest. All year long we have been collecting your river cleanup photos and now we’ve picked our to… Read more »
Volunteers from three Cox companies came together to clean the St. Johns River | Cox Media Group Jacksonville On the morning of November 23rd 100 volunteers from Cox Conserves, Cox Media Group Jacksonville and Manheim Jacksonville gathered along the ba… Read more »
Bog cleanup on the Severn River, MD | © Jennifer Carr Each year cleanup volunteers and organizers submit their photos to the National River Cleanup® photo contest. With the deadline for submitting your 2013 photos quickly approaching I wanted to r… Read more »
Check out the Grand River, MI GeoStory! Rivers are a vital resource for the communities they touch. When we think of the wide array of benefits a clean and healthy river has on a community it is easy to see why people from all walks of life are drawn t… Read more »
Some huge tires were pulled out of the creek | © John Crispeno, Manheim Pennsylvania It was one of those late summer mornings with a chill in the air. The sun shining through the trees warmed me while the Chiques Creek flowed below. On September 2… Read more »
2007 Roquemore family photo before heading out on the water for the day at the French Broad River | © Peter Roquemore Hello, American Rivers! My name is Peter Roquemore and I am your new National River Cleanup Manager. I am thrilled to get to wor… Read more »