Thomas Kershner

Preserve Manager/Tree Management Coordinator

Tom serves as preserve manager for several of our preserves including Gwynedd Preserve in Montgomery County; he also lives on the preserve with his family. In addition, Tom is our tree management coordinator and oversees our hazardous tree program.

Prior to joining Natural Lands, Tom worked as an arborist—a role he continues to fill at Natural Lands. His favorite native tree is the red oak. “They support a lot of wildlife and make for good woodworking.”

Tom holds an associate’s degree in forestry and is a Certified Arborist with the International Society of Arboriculture.

Ask Tom about: anything and everything about trees.