Kate Marcille, Forest Economist

Phone: 406-243-5113

Fax: 406-243-2086


Kate Marcille is a Forest Economist with BBER’s Forest Industry Research Program. Kate’s work focuses on characterizing the composition, activity and economic impact of the forest products industry throughout the Western United States. Motivated by the relationships between rural communities and forested landscapes, Kate’s interests align with collecting, providing and analyzing reliable data to better understand the dynamic nature of primary wood products manufacturing and timber utilization.

A native Montanan, Kate holds a B.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Environmental Studies from the University of Montana as well as a Masters of Forestry in Sustainable Forest Management and Applied Economics from Oregon State University. Prior to working at the Bureau, she was a research assistant for the Rocky Mountain Research Station (RMRS) Human Dimensions Program.