Yvonne Barkley is the Associate Extension Forester at the University of Idaho and has been in her current position since 1990. She earned a B.S degree in Environmental Studies from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL and a M.S. in Forest Resources and a partially completed a PhD in Forest Resources at the University of Idaho. Past experience includes working as an arborist and tree care specialist, a grower/supervisor in several commercial nursery operations, and as a research associate in forestry, micro-propagation, and reclamation of strip mines. She also served two years in the U.S. Peace Corps as an Extension Agricultural and Forestry Agent with the Ministry of Natural Resources in Honduras. Yvonne's areas of expertise are forest and nursery management, forest ecology, wildland/urban interface fire, and hardwoods as alternative tree crops.
Associate Extension Forester,
University of Idaho Extension