PHLT 2017 Accomplishments

Because of donors like you, PHLT has grown in staff and is now able to offer more exciting new educational activities, including Ecotherapy!  We have many outdoor plans for 2018 ~ Thank you for being a part of our love for nature and preserving the beautiful Pocono Mountains of PA!

  • Grants (William Penn, DCNR, Kinney Memorial Fund)
  • Hired an Executive Director
  • Hired an Administrative Assistant
  • Hired a Stewardship Manager
  • Monthly Newsletter
  • Seasonal Magazine
  • Increased Social Media Presence
  • Launched the new Ecotherpy hiking series
  • Annual Meeting in May
  • Launched new educational activities: Watercolor instruction, Shinrin-Yoku, guided walks, hike/yoga, night hikes, paddling, snowshoeing and cross country skiing adventures.
  • New board members:  Kathleen Flynn, Mary Ellen Higgins (secretary), Rita Lacey, Bill McGlone, Ray Molina
  • New website:
  • Creek 5K 2017 and now annual event
  • Pocono Creek Wild Trout Habitat Restoration Project
  • BioBlitz 2018 at Glen Run Nature Preserve
  • Initiated the Accreditation Process
  • Created a land monitoring team
  • Built a volunteer Corps
  • Substantial PHLT member growth