Choptank Riverkeeper


Matt Pluta
[email protected]
(814) 881-2165



The Choptank watershed consists of approximately 509,000 acres, 448,000 acres of which drain into portions of Caroline, Dorchester, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot County, Maryland. Its major tributaries include Harris Creek, Broad Creek, the Tred Avon River, Island Creek, and La Trappe Creek, all winding north into Talbot County, as well as the Tuckahoe River which winds north through Caroline County, and Cabin and Hunting Creeks running south into Dorchester County.

Matt has a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental studies from the Penn State Behrend School of Science. He spent a year interning with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection conducting water quality analysis, erosion monitoring, and fish analysis. Thereafter he worked as a field technician with the Penn State Institute of Energy and Environment, followed by two years as the program manager for Environment Erie, a non-profit in western Pennsylvania fighting for the health of Lake Erie.


114 S. Washington Street
Easton, Maryland 21601