Lake Coeur d’Alene Waterkeeper


Amy Anderson
[email protected]
(208) 667-9093

Lake Coeur d'Alene is a natural lake in the Idaho Panhandle, with its northern end located in the city of the same name. It spans 25 miles long, ranges from 1 to 3 miles wide and has over 109 miles of shoreline. Lake Coeur d'Alene is a popular tourist site for many people during the summer, offering great beaches and scenic views. A seasonal hobby of some local residents is viewing the bald eagles as they feed on the kokanee in the lake.

Amy Anderson is the Lake Coeur d’Alene Waterkeeper, a program of Kootenai Environmental Alliance (KEA), Idaho’s oldest non-profit environmental organization and one of the Inland Pacific Northwest’s leading grassroots conservation organizations.Amy was raised on a small farm in Iowa which she attributes to being the root of her love and respect for the environment and environmental protection. She learned at a very young agethat environmental protection and respect for nature were paramount to her family’s (and the planet’s) survival.Amy has degrees in Ecology and Conservation Biology, Wildlife Biology and Rangeland Ecology from the University of Idaho, Moscow. She is particularly interested in habitat restoration with an emphasis on wetland restoration. She has worked for the Upper Columbia United Tribes (UCUT) on their Wildlife Monitoring and Evaluation Project for the five upper Columbia Tribes, The Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s Environmental Programs Office andKootenai Environmental Alliance since graduating in 2008.  


206 Indiana suite 112
Coeur d Alene, Idaho 83814