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Scott Quitel

Director of Social Entrepreneurship and Assistant Teaching Professor


Scott Quitel has extensive experience in ecologically based master planning, land use planning, ecological analysis, restoration, and education. He is the founder of the LandHealth Institute and has also held an array of volunteer-based positions on various boards & committees including the Vice Chair of Whitemarsh PA Shade Tree Commission.

Prior to his founding role at LandHealth, Scott served as Principal Ecologist for Applied Ecological Services (AES), where he worked from 2006 through 2014. While at AES, Scott was the primary author of various master plans, management plans, restoration plans, and natural resource inventories and analyses. He led the visioning, public process and design of many high-profile projects such as the Washington Avenue Pier and the Meadow at Longwood Gardens. Scott Quitel has been awarded two Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Community Greening awards, an ASLA design award, and a tree preservation award.