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OUR MISSION:

The American River Conservancy serves our communities
by ensuring healthy ecosystems within the Upper American
and upper Cosumnes River Watersheds through land
conservation, stewardship and education.

We Value:

  • Protection and restoration of open space, biodiversity and habitat
  • Connecting people with the outdoors
  • Watershed health which we believe contributes to human and economic health
  • Environmental literacy
  • Building community relationships
  • Collaborative partnerships and engagement with stakeholders
  • Ecological and cultural diversity
  • Being a high-performance organization
  • Organizational responsibility and integrity

OUR STAFF

  1. ALAN EHRGOTT
    Executive Director

  2. ELENA DELACY
    Stewardship
    Director

  3. JULIE ANDERT
    Public Outreach &
    Office Manager

  4. AUTUMN
    GRONBORG
    Forest Restoration
    Coordinator

  5. MELISSA LOBACH
    Campaign &
    Communications
    Manager

  6. BRITTANY
    WILKERSON
    Camp Manager &
    Nature Center
    Docent

  7. MARIE IMLER
    Bookkeeper

  8. KELLY
    CROFFOOT
    Chili Bar Manager

  9. Ryan Delaney
    Education and
    Outreach Coordinator

  10. Maryianne Lehnert
    Stewardship and
    Outreach Coordinator

BOARD MEMBERS

  1. SCOTT VAIL
    President

  2. CATHY CIOFALO
    Treasurer

  3. GREG WIDROE

  4. KYLE POGUE

  5. STEVE CLARK

  6. FRED BERNSTEIN

News & Events

CALENDAR
Check out our current events, hikes and outings here.

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PRESS
See the latest press releases and articles about CRA.

Coming Soon…

JOBS
Thank you for your interest in employment at ARC. Keep checking back for future job opportunities.

NEWSLETTER
The Current, our quarterly newsletter, provides updates on upcoming activities and events as well as informative and insightful articles on protecting rivers and land, volunteering, and environmental education. As a benefit of membership, The Current is sent to members via mail or email.

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ISSUES

Our Partners

BUSINESS PARTNERS
The American River Conservancy receives support from numerous local businesses
in addition to support from large corporate partners, such as REI and Intel.

PUBLIC AGENCIES
The American River Conservancy works with a wide variety agencies in the public sector. We work at the federal, state and local level on a range of issues.

LANDOWNERS
Protecting the land and the life it supports starts with the landowner. ARC has worked with over 60 landowners to willingly preserve over 24,800 acres since 1989.

FOUNDATION SUPPORT AND NON-PROFITS
The American River Conservancy receives annual support from growing number of private and corporate foundations. These partnerships are critical to helping ARC implement its education and stewardship programs.