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

Summer Actions for Colorado’s Rivers
Western Rivers Initiative

Summer Actions for Colorado’s Rivers

— July 2019 Western Water Newsletter
(Only) One Good Wet Year for Birds and People
Western Rivers Initiative

(Only) One Good Wet Year for Birds and People

— June 2019 Western Water Newsletter
Spring Is Here, It’s Time to Get Outside!
River News

Spring Is Here, It’s Time to Get Outside!

— March 2019 Western Water Newsletter
"Ranching in the New Normal": Our New Collaborative Film
River News

"Ranching in the New Normal": Our New Collaborative Film

— February 2019 Western Water Newsletter
Water: A Hot Topic for Colorado’s Legislators
River News

Water: A Hot Topic for Colorado’s Legislators

— January 2019 Western Rivers Newsletter