Background and experience: Matthias grew up in Warner, NH and worked at Musterfield Farm in North Sutton, NH every summer through college. After graduating, he went on to serve with AmeriCorps in Western Massachusetts assisting local land trusts, towns, and community organizations with land conservation projects. This experience led to work as a land conservation specialist with Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust, a regional land trust in northwestern Massachusetts. After completing a masters degree in Forest Science from UVM, he went on to work with the Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative as a researcher and data analyst before shifting to work full-time with a private consulting forester in in Waterbury, VT.
Education: Bachelors of Science (B.S.) in Conservation Biology from St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY – 2012
Masters of Science (M.S.) in Forest Science from the University of Vermont, Burlington, VT – 2019
Part of Meadowsend Team Since: 2020
Interests/Hobbies: Recreating outdoors through the seasons, fishing, working in the garden, spending time with family.