Patricia Himes

Patty Himes

Patty Himes is a Naturalist Educator at the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy where she connects people to nature through the Conservancy’s programs. Patty grew up roaming the forests and meadows of Clarion County. It was there that she developed a deep love and appreciation of all thing nature. She followed this passion through college and worked at nature centers in New York and PA. For the last 23 years, she has been working in Pittsburgh as a nature educator. At the Conservancy, Patty teaches school programs, develops staff training, supervises part time educators and most recently began leading forest bathing walks. Patty has a certification in forest therapy guiding (forest bathing) from the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides.