Founded in 1984, Pocono Heritage Land Trust is a non-profit organization dedicated to
protecting the natural heritage of the Pocono Mountains region by conserving land
and inspiring people to care for, enjoy, and explore their natural world.
Matt Schultz has been PHLT’s Stewardship Manager since early 2019. He is responsible for developing and improving visitor amenities for PHLT's nature preserve system. He also leads supervised volunteers in wide-ranging tasks, from document review, trail maintenance and ecological restoration. Matt grew up in southwestern PA. In the ensuing years after graduating college, he has worked as a wildlife biologist throughout the Midwest, a land steward in Michigan, and a restoration ecologist in Oregon. Returning to the Keystone State, he is excited to explore, document, and protect the tremendous biodiversity of northeastern Pennsylvania. He lives in Scranton with his wife, Anne, and two daughters, Sophia and Nora.