Abby Burk brings a lifetime of love for rivers, particularly the Colorado River and its tributaries. She promotes cultural change in water stewardship, river conservation, and policy through meaningful exchanges with local, state and federal officials, conservation organizations, and on-the-ground projects. She is committed to advancing riparian habitat and stream resiliency through advocacy and action. She is passionate about (re)connecting people to their rivers. Abby is an expert in ecological management and is an award-winning educator and river corridor diplomat, and holds a B.S. in biology and an interdisciplinary master’s degree, with ecology and hydrology concentrations. As an avid whitewater kayaker Abby enjoys time on western rivers as often as possible.