Call of the Wild, Meghan Hooker MSEL'05

​​​​​​By becoming an advocate for removing old dams, supporting and restoring rivers and improving public access for boaters, VLS alum Megan Hooker MSEL'05 has made the great outdoors her office.​​

Associate Stewardship Director
American Whitewater


The Work // Scientific and legal research, outreach, grant writing, in support of restoring and protecting freely-flowing rivers and improving public access for boaters. Advocates for the removal of old dams. Works with hydropower industry to maintain minimum flows.

Recent Accomplishment // Part of the lead organization behind the removal of the Condit Dam on the White Salmon River, Washington State.

Outdoor Passion // Scuba diving, snowboarding.

In Her Own Words // “Being outdoors reconnects me to myself and to something larger. It brings me peace. I feel that around all water.”


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