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Julie Fair

Director, California Headwaters Conservation

Julie helps oversee a range of restoration projects for the Nevada City Regional office, with an emphasis on restoring wet meadow systems in California river headwaters.

Julie joined American Rivers in 2012 through the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership, where she worked on meadow restoration, dam removal, instream flow protection, blue trails. Prior to that, she interned for the Regional Climate Change Program at the Sierra Nevada Alliance, working on land and water use planning. She also previously worked as a research fellow at Clark University, where she monitored changes in forest cover using remote sensing.

Education: B.A. in Geography/Environmental Studies from UCLA

Favorite River: South Fork Yuba