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Maiya Greenwood

Associate Director of California Conservation

Maiya works on a suite of restoration projects in California with an emphasis on meadow restoration and headwaters protection.

Maiya joined American Rivers in 2016 through the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership. Her work included meadow restoration, stormwater management, dam removal, and instream flow protection projects. For several years prior to American Rivers, she worked as a lab technician at a water quality and environmental testing laboratory in Nevada. In her free time, you will find her running, hiking, and adventuring!

Education: B.S. Aquatic Biology, UC Santa Barbara

Favorite River: Truckee River