McCombs Honored for Conservation Work in North Carolina

The 2018 Fred A. Harris Fisheries Conservation Award was presented to American Rivers’ Conservation Director for Southern Appalachia, Erin McCombs for her significant contributions to protect and enhance the natural resources and stream habitats in North Carolina.

French Broad River, NC | Peter Raabe

American Rivers congratulates Erin McCombs as the winner of the 2018 Fred A. Harris Fisheries Conservation Award which is presented by the NC Chapter of the American Fisheries Society to individuals or organizations who have distinguished themselves in the conservation of fisheries and aquatic resources in North Carolina.

Photo by Nicole McConville (www.nicolemcconville.com)

This award recognizes her significant contributions to protect and enhance the natural resources and stream habitats in North Carolina. Erin will be presented the award at the Chapter’s Annual Meeting in February in recognition of her achievements under American Rivers’ River Restoration and Riverside Land Protection programs.

Erin works in American Rivers’ Southeast Region, largely in the Carolinas and Tennessee, to provide program development, technical assistance, project management, and general guidance in the planning, development and implementation of projects like dam removals and Blue Trails for the River Restoration and Riverside Land Protection programs. Read more about Erin’s work here.

Source: https://www.americanrivers.org/2018/02/mccombs-honored-conservation-work-north-carolina/