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Tobias Glaza

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Tobias Glaza

Director of Stewardship
Avalonia Land Conservancy

As the Director of Stewardship at Avalonia Land Conservancy, Tobias works closely with the Board of Directors, Stewardship Committee, staff, and volunteers in the management of the Conservancy’s more than 5,000 acres of preserve and conservation easement land throughout New London County, Connecticut. He came to Avalonia after serving as the editor and co-director at Yale’s Native Northeast Research Collaborative, spending nearly a decade working closely with indigenous communities on a wide range of projects centered on history, land use and land tenure. Previous to that Tobias was a classroom educator, senior researcher at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, and land management coordinator for the Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation. Early in his career, he worked for the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe, the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission and the US Forest Service in a variety of fieldwork intensive roles. Tobias holds a B.S. in Environmental Studies and M.A in Botany, as well as certificates in education and environmental GIS.