New Penn State Extension Forestry Educator

Posted: July 14, 2016

Penn State Extension is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kimberly Bohn to the position of Extension Forestry Educator based in McKean County.

Kimberly earned her Ph.D. in Forest Resource Management from the State University of New York, and has been working as an Associate Professor at the University of Florida for the last several years.

Dr. Bohn has extensive experience in teaching about Silviculture, Forest Ecology and Natural Resources Conservation. During her time with the University of Florida, she also did extensive research on forest ecosystem responses following active management and natural disturbances, and the management of invasive species in forest ecosystems.

She joins a statewide team of professional educators focused on providing diverse forest resources programming and assisting forest landowners and natural resource professionals in gaining knowledge, making decision and acquiring skills to manage forest resources. Dr. Kimberly Bohn has a proven track record of researching and teaching forest ecosystems and the conservation of working forests. We are excited to welcome her to our Penn State Extension Team!

Kimberly can be reached at or 814-887-5613 ext. 203.