Abby Burk

Abby Burk

Western Rivers Regional Program Manager

Abby Burk brings a lifetime love of rivers, particularly of the Colorado River and its tributaries.  As the western rivers regional program manager for Audubon Rockies, Abby promotes cultural change in water use and river conservation through interacting with government representatives, state and federal agencies, conservation organizations, businesses, and by recruiting and training community leaders. She has deep ecological management experience and is committed to advancing riparian habitat and stream resiliency through advocacy and action. She is passionate about (re)connecting people to their rivers. Abby most recently taught college courses in biology and environmental science and previous to that was an environmental consultant for eight years. She is an awarded educator and environmental steward. Abby holds a B.S. in biology and an interdisciplinary masters of education, with ecology and hydrology concentrations. As an avid whitewater kayaker Abby enjoys time on western rivers as often as possible.

Articles by Abby Burk

Water Wins in the Colorado Election
Western Rivers Initiative

Water Wins in the Colorado Election

— Audubon and our partners backed local water funding measures that will generate nearly $8 million annually.
Incendio Forestal en nuestras Cuencas Hidrográficas
Western Rivers Initiative

Incendio Forestal en nuestras Cuencas Hidrográficas

— Cómo la ciencia puede informar el plan de agua de colorado.
Wildfire in Our Watersheds
Western Rivers Initiative

Wildfire in Our Watersheds

— How science can inform the Colorado Water Plan
Watch: Supporting Colorado’s River Restoration
Western Rivers Initiative

Watch: Supporting Colorado’s River Restoration

— Learn how all of Colorado benefits from river restoration in our new video.
Get Outside and Lend a Hand to Rivers
Western Rivers Initiative Articles

Get Outside and Lend a Hand to Rivers

— Sign up for Audubon Rockies-sponsored Wildlands Restoration Volunteers volunteer projects.
Connected by Water
Western Rivers Initiative

Connected by Water

— Healthy rivers are key to our physical, emotional, and economic recovery.
Bound by Water From Healthy, Flowing Rivers
Western Rivers Initiative

Bound by Water From Healthy, Flowing Rivers

— A water Colorado Legislature update amid COVID-19.
Colorado Thrives When Our Rivers Do
Western Rivers Initiative Articles

Colorado Thrives When Our Rivers Do

— Plus, an invitation to join our webinar on healthy rivers.
Legislative Water Priorities in 2020 for Colorado’s Rivers, Birds, and People
Western Rivers Initiative

Legislative Water Priorities in 2020 for Colorado’s Rivers, Birds, and People

— Policy priorities for the 2020 Colorado legislative session.