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.