Beth is Executive Director of the Cahaba River Society (CRS), headquartered in Birmingham, AL. CRS restores and protects the Cahaba River watershed and its rich diversity of life. CRS is a science-based voice and partnership catalyst that engages business, government, civic and development interests in programs such as water-smart growth, youth education, storm water management, stream restoration, and the Cahaba Blueway. Beth helps lead the Collaborative Environmental Network of Alabama and the Alabama Stormwater Partnership. She was the Kentucky Waterways Alliance’s founding executive director. Beth has a Master’s in Landscape Architecture with a focus in urban/environmental planning from UC Berkeley and worked in development review and community planning for 15 years in Birmingham, New Orleans, Kentucky and the San Francisco Bay Area. She has been named a River Hero by the Alabama Rivers Alliance and a National River Hero by River Network and Tom’s of Maine.