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JessieThomas-Blate added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted October 21, 2022

Associate Director II or Director I, Community Campaigns and Engagement – American Rivers

Associate Director II or Director I, Community Campaigns and Engagement Conservation · N/A, Maryland POSITION DESCRIPTION   TITLE:                                    Associate Director or Director, Community Campaigns and Engagement CLASSIFICATION:                Associate Director  II or Director I WAGE CATEGORY:                 Non-Exempt DEPARTMENT:                     Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEIJ), Communications, and   Conservation REPORTS TO:             …

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JessieThomas-Blate added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted July 19, 2022

Nominations: America’s Most Endangered Rivers

Dear Friend of the Rivers, Is your river facing a decision in the coming year that will impact its fate? America’s Most Endangered Rivers® is the most influential national campaign to galvanize public action and secure victories for rivers, clean water and communities. Every year, American Rivers, an environmental non-profit, generates a report and media…

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JessieThomas-Blate added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 1, 2022

Thursday, 03/17/2022: Latino Advocacy Week Roundtable

American Rivers invites you to a River Conservation Roundtable discussion we are co-hosting with the Hispanic Access Foundation during Latino Advocacy Week (LAW). The Roundtable discussion will take place on March 17th at 10 am MT. You can learn more and sign up for the event HERE. We’ve got an excellent panel of speakers lined…

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JessieThomas-Blate added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted November 11, 2021

American Rivers welcomes Dr. Mel Michelle Lewis as new Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice

American Rivers welcomes Dr. Mel Michelle Lewis as new Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice November 10, 2021 Contact: Amy Souers Kober, 503-708-1145 Washington – American Rivers today announced that Dr. Mel Michelle Lewis (she/they) will join the organization as Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice. Throughout their career, Dr. Lewis…

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JessieThomas-Blate added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 14, 2021

Vice President of Regional Conservation- American Rivers (Washington, D.C)

JOB SUMMARY: The VP of Regional Conservation leads and manages all American Rivers’ regional offices. In that role, s/he is responsible for setting strategic vision, hiring, and managing staff, raising funds to sustain the organization, creating, and managing budgets, partnering with the VP of National Conservation Programs, and representing the regional offices on the Executive…

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JessieThomas-Blate added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 14, 2021

Vice President of Diversity, Equity, Justice and Inclusion- American Rivers (Washington, D.C)

JOB SUMMARY: The Diversity, Equity, Justice and Inclusion VP (DEJI VP) is an integral member of the American Rivers team, serving the Diversity, Equity, Justice and Inclusion Staff Committee (the Committee), Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Board Committee (Board Committee) and the organization. DEJI Director is responsible for providing strategic guidance and implementation activities for the…

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JessieThomas-Blate added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted July 23, 2021

2022 Endangered Rivers Nominations

Dear Friend of the Rivers,   Is your river facing a decision in the coming year that will impact its fate? America’s Most Endangered Rivers® is the most influential national campaign to galvanize public action and secure victories for rivers, clean water and communities. Every year, American Rivers, an environmental non-profit, generates a report and…

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JessieThomas-Blate added a new Resource in Chesapeake Network

Posted July 1, 2021

Water Justice Toolkit

I am pleased to share with you American Rivers’ newest resource at the intersection of rivers, clean water and equity, American Rivers’ Water Justice Toolkit: A Guide to Address Environmental Inequities in Frontline Communities. The Water Justice Toolkit was produced by Suhani Chitalia, as part of her 2019-2021 Anthony A. Lapham Fellowship. See her blog…

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JessieThomas-Blate added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted February 19, 2021

69 dams removed in 2020, reconnecting 624 miles of rivers nationwide

69 dams removed in 2020, reconnecting 624 miles of rivers nationwide  Increased federal investment in dam removal, river restoration would boost economy, benefit communities   February 18, 2021 Contact: Amy Souers Kober, 503-708-1145 (Washington) –  Sixty-nine dams were removed in 2020, revitalizing local economies and communities and restoring fish, wildlife and river health. Communities in…

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JessieThomas-Blate added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted December 3, 2020

Job Announcement: River Conservation Fellowship

I am writing to inform you that American Rivers is accepting applications for the 2021-2023 Anthony A. Lapham River Conservation Fellowship. The Lapham Fellowship was established in 2008 in honor of the memory of Anthony Lapham, lifelong champion for rivers and former chairman of the American Rivers’ Board of Directors. The Fellowship gives talented post-graduates…

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JessieThomas-Blate added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted October 19, 2020

October 22, 2020: World Fish Migration Day Panel

You are invited to events to celebrate World Fish Migration Day! Panel Discussion on Oct 22: https://www.facebook.com/events/835591063847382 Oct 24 Event Page (including Family Fishing Event & Pontoon Boat Trips): https://www.facebook.com/events/198716844727309 Also please like/follow/share the Richmond Awareness page (where we post news and event links) if you haven’t already: https://www.facebook.com/RichmondWFMDA Join us for an inspiring discussion with local industry…

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JessieThomas-Blate added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 21, 2020

Endangered Rivers Nominations Open

Is your river facing a decision in the coming year that will impact its fate? America’s Most Endangered Rivers® is the most influential national campaign to galvanize public action and secure victories for rivers, clean water and communities. Every year, American Rivers, an environmental non-profit, generates a report and media blast on 10 rivers at…

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JessieThomas-Blate added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted February 14, 2020

New River Restoration Resources

Dear Restoration Interested Parties, American Rivers is excited to share with you some updates on new data and resources available to you related to dam removal! 2019 Dam Removal Database and Map  Our updated dam removal database and map are now available for your reference (see this blog for more info). Thank you to all…

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JessieThomas-Blate added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted November 20, 2019

RFP: Paper Mill Dam Removal

ANNOUNCEMENT: REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Paper Mill Dam Removal Date Issued: November 20, 2019 On Site Pre-bid Meeting: Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 11 am ET Proposal Due Date: Friday, December 20, 2019, 5 pm ET   Purpose: American Rivers seeks cost proposals and confirmation of availability from contractors for construction services to remove the Paper Mill…

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JessieThomas-Blate added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 4, 2019

RFP: Kehm Dam Removal

ANNOUNCEMENT: REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Kehm Dam Removal Date Issued: September 3, 2019 On Site Pre-bid Meeting: Monday, September 16, 2019, 11 am ET Proposal Due Date: Friday, October 4, 2019, 5 pm ET   Purpose: American Rivers seeks cost proposals and confirmation of availability from contractors for construction services to remove the Kehm Dam and…

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JessieThomas-Blate added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted April 1, 2019

American Rivers- Program Assistant to the Executive Office

ABOUT AMERICAN RIVERS Named one of the best groups to support by “Outside” magazine, American Rivers protects wild rivers, restores damaged rivers, and conserves clean water for people and nature. Since 1973, American Rivers has protected and restored more than 150,000 miles of rivers through advocacy efforts, on-the-ground projects, and annual America’s Most Endangered Rivers®…

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