Meet a Forester, Mary Farnsworth

Meet a Forester, Mary Farnsworth

This month, we are pleased to feature Mary Farnsworth, Regional Forester for the USDA Forest Service Intermountain Region. We invite you to meet Mary!

What was your first position in the field of forestry?

Temporary Forestry Technician, Inyo National Forest (timber marking crew).

How long have you been in your role?

Two weeks. 

What do you enjoy most about being a Western Forestry Leadership Coalition (WFLC) member?  

Looking forward to learning more about WFLC. 

What do you see to be the emerging issues in your region?

Impacts of significantly increased recreation visitation, improving capacity to get work done, and addressing the increasingly polarized societal expectations around land management issues.

What is your favorite outdoor activity?