Caitlin Cattelino

National Outreach Representative

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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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
May, 2013 - Despite a state legislative session plagued with threats to wild bison, all 14 harmful bills have been defeated!
Bison with calf, © Diana LeVasseur
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