Carin Farley

Carin Farley, Bureau of Land Management, National Scenic and Historic Trails Washington Office Lead
Carin is the BLM National Scenic and Historic Trails Lead for BLM. Prior to this position, Carin was the Monument Manager for Kasha-Katuwe National Monument and El Malpais NCA out of the Rio Puerco Field Office in Albuquerque, NM. Before coming to work for the BLM in NM, she served as a Visitor and Resource Protection Ranger with the National Park Service for more than 21 years.  Duty stations include Rocky Mountain NP, several parks in the Southwest, Great Smoky Mountains NP, and Lake Clark NP&P in Alaska. Much of that time was spent in the field working on trails and wilderness issues. Most recently she served in a 2-year detail as the Chief Ranger for the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.   She understands the complexities of the National Trails System, as well as the extraordinary opportunity that exists to connect all people to our public lands through trails.  Through inter-agency partnerships, collaboration, and policy she has excelled at bringing groups together through commonly defined intentions.   Carin has a Bachelor’s Degree in Wildlife Management with a minor in Native American Studies from Humboldt State University.  She is a single mom to a 5-year-old daughter, and they are always looking for their next adventure.

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