US Forest Service Research & Development
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  • US Forest Service Research & Development
  • 1400 Independence Ave., SW
  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
  • 800-832-1355
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Christopher Farley

Management Analyst
240 W. Prospect
Fort Collins
United States

Phone: 970-498-1349
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Current Research

Exploring ways of better identifying current and ongoing research activities conducted by the Station in order to plan and communicate budget and programming needs to Station and Washington DC leadership.

Research Interests

climate change, carbon policy, biomass utilization, bioenergy/biofuels, certification, tribal-related research

Past Research

Carbon policy and accounting, bioenergy/biomass policy, non-timber forest products, forest certification, tribal-related research & policy


  • Oregon State University, M.S. Forest Resources Looked at environmental opinions and willingness-to-pay of coastal residents in the Pacific Northwest related to estuary/ecosystem health. 2002
  • Colorado State University, B.S. Double Major Biochemistry And Natural Resource Management Undergraduate research focused on soil biochemistry, in particular carbon cycling enzyme activity in urban & desert soils. 2000

Professional Organizations

  • Society of American Foresters (SAF), Member, Co-Wy Chair (2002 - Current)
    Served as Chairperson of the National Capitol State Society (NCSAF) in 2011. Was appointed to the National Committee on Forest Policy (CFP), and served from 2013-2015. Was appointed Chair of the CFP for 2016-2017. I am the currently the chair for the CO-WY SAF for 2019.

Last updated on : 09/28/2020