MALT director focused on 30×30 environmental goals

Matt Dolkas - MALT

By Matt Dolkas, Senior Manager, Marketing

June 27, 2023

I’m lucky. My job as the director of a community-based land trust gives me the opportunity to stand on top of some of the tallest mountains in Marin and to take in breathtaking vistas – rolling farmland, protected forests, the baylands and the wild Pacific Ocean.

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