Charles Carlin

Charles Carlin, Conservation Communications Fellow
435 669-8384

Primary Responsibilities

  • Research and public communication on the impact of land conservation funding
  • Foster collaborative conservation communications efforts around the state
  • Development and facilitation of grassroots communication efforts about conservation

Past Jobs & Experience

Charlie is a geographer and wilderness guide. His research explores what striking experiences in wild places can teach us about how we understand the interrelationship of nature and the human self. He leads courses for NOLS, a wilderness education school based in Wyoming. Charlie is also an editor for Edge Effects, a digital magazine that brings cutting edge environmental scholarship to public audiences. He also worked as a wilderness-based psychotherapist in Utah.


PhD Candidate, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Geography, Minor: Environmental Studies
MA, 2006, Prescott College, Prescott, AZ, Counseling Psychology
BA, 2003, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN, Environmental Politics

Favorite protected place in Wisconsin

Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest


Depending on the season, you’ll find Charlie somewhere outdoors backpacking, mountain biking, trail running, or cross country skiing.


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