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WRA’s team of policy experts, scientists, economists, engineers, and attorneys has three decades of working where decisions are made, sweating the details, creating evidence-based solutions, and holding decision makers accountable.

Bart Miller

Healthy Rivers Director


Healthy Rivers, Senior Leadership

Office Location

Boulder, CO

Area of Focus:

He manages a talented team of experts who work together to: protect healthy rivers; improve water efficiency; recover endangered species; and draw the connection between water, energy, and climate change. He helps keep WRA at the cutting edge of western water policy through launching new research and refining efforts to protect and restore our rivers, so they can meet the needs of local communities, farms, anglers, boaters, and the environment.


Before joining Western Resource Advocates in 2000, Bart spent four years in the Solicitor’s Office in Washington, D.C., on the legal staff that advises the many agencies within the U.S. Department of the Interior; there he focused on natural resource issues in the Division of Indian Affairs.


Bart is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the University of Colorado School of Law.

Favorite thing about the West:

Backcountry skiing after a fresh dump of snow; floating on rivers before they’re even watery.

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