Caitlin Cattelino

National Outreach Representative
720-943-0452
ccattelino@defenders.org

Caitlin Balch-Burnett, Colorado Outreach RepresentativeCaitlin is the Colorado Outreach Representative for Defenders’ national outreach team. She works across the state with diverse grassroots organizations and media outlets to increase public support and awareness for wildlife conservation and to mobilize citizen advocates. Prior to joining Defenders, Caitlin interned with the Ecology and Economics Research Department at the Wilderness Society in Denver where she worked on oil and gas issues in the western United States. 

Caitlin was also a member of the Vermont Law School’s Carbon Reduction Task Force, which conducted an energy audit of the school and provided recommendations for reducing the school’s carbon footprint. Caitlin received her B.S. in Wildlife Biology (minor in Conservation Biology) from Colorado State University and her Masters in Environmental Law from the Vermont Law School.

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Defenders in Action
Bears die when they get into trouble with people’s garbage, livestock, when they are hit by cars and trains or illegally killed. By preventing these conflicts we can keep bears alive and on the road to recovery.
Bison with calf, © Diana LeVasseur
Success Story
November 2014 - More than 100 wild bison were brought to Fort Peck Indian Reservation, adding to this historic conservation herd.
Success Stories
October, 2013 - Along with our conservation partners, our Montana team helped release 32 black-footed-ferrets onto Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, restoring these endangered animals to their native habitat.