Joselin Matkins, Land Protection Director
Joselin Matkins joined the Teton Regional Land Trust team as Land Protection Director in early March, 2013. Matkins comes to the Teton Regional Land Trust after five years as the Executive Director of the Sagebrush Steppe Land Trust in Pocatello and has served as the Chair of the Idaho Coalition of Land Trusts since 2009.
Matkins received her undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Colorado and worked as an ecologist at various field stations across the Southern Rockies. Matkins started her land trust journey as an intern with the Wood River Land Trust before returning to graduate school at Oregon State University. After graduate school, she worked for the Placer Land Trust in Northern California as the staff scientist and land manager before taking the Executive Director position at Sagebrush Steppe Land Trust. Matkins also worked as the Lemhi Regional Land Trust Conservation Easement Stewardship Consultant.
Matkins is an avid outdoor enthusiast and especially enjoys hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and floating local rivers.