Liz is a fluvial geomorphologist practicing in the field of river science throughout the Pacific Northwest. She considers herself a river enthusiast and advocate for wild places and healthy rivers. Following a wet and nearly decade-long career as a river guide, ski bum, and field ecologist, she returned for her Master of Science Degree in the geosciences. Her nearly two decade-long career has focused on studying, restoring and promoting rivers; She has surveyed the dynamics of water, rocks, wood, fish, amphibians and vegetation in California and the Pacific Northwest, as well as the Rocky Mountains and Neotropics. She is presently the Restoration Program Manager at the Clackamas River Basin Council and teaches in the School of Environmental Science and Management at Portland State University. You are most likely to find her working or playing very near a river or mountain pass.