Chris Farmer, Ph.D.
Chris Farmer Ph.D.
Dr. Farmer is the Principal Biologist in Environmental and Permitting Services for DNV GL’s North America business group. He is an ecologist with 20 years of experience studying birds, ungulates, and carnivores, specializing in eagle surveys and take permitting, habitat studies, survival analysis, population ecology, population modeling, and statistical ecology. He provides leadership and mentoring to biologists in DNV GL, and is also a leader of business development for biological services. He has designed numerous fatality monitoring programs for wind farms in Canada and the U.S., and provides technical support to the industry in policy negotiations with agencies regarding monitoring requirements. Chris was a primary author of the Post-Construction Monitoring chapter of CanWEA’s Wind Energy and Bat Conservation Review.