Event Title

Rebecca Wodder – Keynote Address

Presenter Information

Rebecca Wodder

Location

UMass Amherst

Event Website

http://fishpassage.ecs.umass.edu/Conference2012/

Start Date

5-6-2012 8:35 AM

End Date

5-6-2012 9:20 AM

Description

Opening address from keynote speaker Rebecca Wodder, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the Interior.

From 1995 to 2011, Ms. Wodder served as president of American Rivers, directing the strategic, programmatic and financial operations of this national nonprofit conservation organization. During her tenure at American Rivers, she led efforts to help dozens of communities restore the health of their rivers through innovative conservation measures such as the creation of river trails, the removal of obsolete and dangerous dams, and the implementation of green infrastructure solutions to safeguard clean water.

In 2010, she was recognized as one of the Top 25 Outstanding Conservationists by Outdoor Life Magazine, and was named Woman of the Year by the American Sportfishing Association in 1998. Ms. Wodder is currently serving as senior advisor to The Secretary of the Interior working primarily on conservation issues and the "America’s Great Outdoors" initiative.

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Jun 5th, 8:35 AM Jun 5th, 9:20 AM

Rebecca Wodder – Keynote Address

UMass Amherst

Opening address from keynote speaker Rebecca Wodder, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the Interior.

From 1995 to 2011, Ms. Wodder served as president of American Rivers, directing the strategic, programmatic and financial operations of this national nonprofit conservation organization. During her tenure at American Rivers, she led efforts to help dozens of communities restore the health of their rivers through innovative conservation measures such as the creation of river trails, the removal of obsolete and dangerous dams, and the implementation of green infrastructure solutions to safeguard clean water.

In 2010, she was recognized as one of the Top 25 Outstanding Conservationists by Outdoor Life Magazine, and was named Woman of the Year by the American Sportfishing Association in 1998. Ms. Wodder is currently serving as senior advisor to The Secretary of the Interior working primarily on conservation issues and the "America’s Great Outdoors" initiative.

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