Mary Bohling

Mary Bohling

Contact Me


District 12 Director
Monroe County Extension Office




Mary Bohling is a Michigan State University Extension District 12 Director. 

Mary began her career with MSU Extension in 2006. Prior to her current role, Mary was an educator for Michigan Sea Grant, a collaborative program between MSU Extension and the University of Michigan. She worked with coastal communities and businesses along the St. Clair River, Lake St. Clair, Detroit River and Western Lake Erie applying science-based knowledge to address Great Lakes issues, including economic development, habitat restoration, coastal tourism initiatives, and greenway/water trail development. 

Over the years Mary has formed long-lasting partnerships with public and private philanthropic institutions, helping to implement several MSU Extension education programs, including MI Water School, MI Paddle Stewards and the Clean Vessel Act Boat Pumpout Program.

Mary earned a master's degree in environmental science and bachelor's degree in environmental science, environmental studies and anthropology from the University of Michigan.