Pocono Heritage Land Trust (PHLT) is a locally-based conservation organization dedicated to protecting the natural heritage of our Pocono Mountains region. These areas include important lands, waters, natural places, open spaces and agricultural landscapes. PHLT is overseen by a board of directors who are local residents, business people, elected officials, educators, conservationists with a shared commitment to our natural legacy. Founded in 1984, the trust is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization funded by grants and contributions from individual and corporate donors. It is guided by the Land Trust Alliance's Standards and Practices.

Jeff Heberley
Vice President 
Jill Thatcher
Mary Ellen Higgins 

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Matt Schultz

Stewardship Manager


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PHLT Staff

Don Miller

Who We Are

PHLT Board of Directors

Louise Troutman

Executive Director


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Sarah Corcoran
Catherine Folio
Seamus McGraw

Abigail Dillon

Outreach Coordinator


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Jennifer Shukaitis

Development Director


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Robert Larsson
Frank Allen
Rob Baxter
Linda Snyder
Elaine Madere
Don Baylor
Jackie Speicher
Patrick Kelley
Doug Swift
Leila Percival
Todd Burns

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