Bethany Zarnowski

Communications & Development Director
570-226-3164 x1


Primary Responsibilities
Bethany directs fundraising and communications for the Conservancy. She writes and designs outreach and press materials, manages social media and the website, and coordinates fundraising events and mailings. She is the staff lead for our Donor Development, Scholarship, Finance, and Executive committees, and is Assistant Secretary to the Board of Directors.

Past Experience
Before joining the Conservancy in 2012, Bethany worked as a freelance writer and editor for five years (including a few projects for the Conservancy).

Bethany has a B.A. in English from East Stroudsburg University and an M.S. in Environmental Studies and Communications from Green Mountain College. She interned with the Land Trust Alliance, researching and writing case studies on how land trusts engage their communities in conservation efforts across the country.

Favorite Protected Place
Worlds End State Park, Connemara National Park

Hiking, raising chickens, yoga, kayaking, reading