I would like to respond to the Gazette’s recent article about the fate of Lake Delhi (“Lake Delhi debate comes down to environmental vs. residents’ interests”). I agree with the concerns raised by the DNR and other conservation… Read more »
Sara manages river restoration projects and works on natural flood protection solutions. Her work includes hands-on management as well as policy & program analysis. Sara managed American Rivers’ Free-Flowing Pennsylvania program for several years prior to relocating to Wisconsin. She provides technical and financial assistance to dam owners and communities interested in removing outdated, unnecessary dams to restore dynamic rivers.
Sara joined American Rivers in 2006. Prior to American Rivers, Sara conducted research in graduate school on the social, political and economic feasibility of the removal of a dam in Michigan.
Sara Strassman manages river restoration projects and works on natural flood protection solutions at American Rivers. Her work includes hands-on management as well as policy & program analysis. Sara managed American Rivers’ Free-Flowing Pennsylvania program for several years prior to relocating to Wisconsin.
B.S. in Forestry/Conservation from Michigan State University, and M.S. in Natural Resource Policy from the University of Michigan. Sara is also a Certified Floodplain Manager, a professional certification established by the Association of State Floodplain Managers.Muskegon River
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Photo: USDA NRCS We are always interested in seeing stories about how local communities are recovering from floods. The first farmer featured in the video link below describes how his Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program helped him recover fro… Read more »
I was fortunate to join a mussel sampling expedition on the Cedar River in Iowa a couple weeks ago. The Iowa DNR is updating their statewide inventory of mussels, so they are sampling many new areas as well as repeating visits to sites that were known… Read more »
After 10 years of cuts to agricultural conservation programs, no one is doing more with less than the NRCS. Effective flood management requires us to use a host of tools and techniques, from improved stormwater management to floodplain ordinances that… Read more »