Chris Carlson

National Groundwater Program Leader
Senior Field Ecologist

Other Forest Service

Photo of Chris Carlson showing a young kid a small fish, they're both standing on a dock.

Chris has been interested in water since his first canoe trip in the Boundary Waters when he was 10 years old. Chris has studied or worked on water resources for more than 25 years with the Indiana Geological Survey, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and the US Forest Service. Chris has a bachelor’s degree in physics, master’s degrees in environmental science and geology, and a doctorate in geological science. Chris is currently the national groundwater program leader for the Forest Service.

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