Kristofer "Tofer" Covey

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Tel: 518-321-3706
Skype: kristofer.covey1

Mailing Address
Yale School of Forestry &
Environmental Studies
195 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511



Yale Graduate School of the Arts and Sciences, New Haven, CT. Master of Philosophy, 2012. Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, New Haven, CT. Master of Forestry, 2010. State University of New York at Potsdam, Potsdam, NY. BA Physics, 2003


Prior to coming to Yale, Kris taught Science and Environmental Science in Western Massachusetts were he founded the Southern Berkshire Regional Arboretum, a student lead urban forestry project.  He has in the past worked as a professional whitewater kayaker and guide. He continues to kayak and ski, though not as often as he'd like.

Kris enjoys working with students and facutly. While at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies he has served as a teaching fellow for master's level courses in Forest Stand Dynamics, Silviculture, Forest Health, and several courses in Environmental Statistics.

Kris is also engaged in several non-academic pursuits at F&ES.  In addition to being a past President and active member of the Yale Student Chapter of the Society of American Foresters, he manages the Landscape Management Laboratory, the Greeley Memorial Laboratory Greenhouse, and is the Director of New Initiatives at the Yale School Forests.