Brian Stultz

Deputy Director & Stewardship Director

Brian Stultz has over 25 years of experience in leadership, project management, research and field work. He is a Prescott College graduate with a B.A. in Adventure Education and Environmental Studies.

Brian has successfully organized and implemented hundreds of backcountry stewardship and restoration projects for Wild Arizona, engaging numerous volunteers and building productive relationships with agency staff. He is an advocate for Wilderness designation, conservation, and preservation, and has assisted with Wilderness inventory tasks, organized volunteers to participate in Wilderness inventory events, and facilitated numerous trainings on Wilderness management, trail maintenance and restoration. As a U.S. military veteran, Brian has also strived to engage veteran communities in an assortment of educational Wilderness conservation and restoration opportunities.

His research experience includes work on the Prescott National Forest, Great Basin National Park, and Estero Santa Cruz, Mexico. He has conducted fire ecology monitoring projects, including research design, data collection, and spatial analysis of plant communities in several different ecosystems.

Brian is currently working on multi-year riparian restoration projects along the Colorado River and Gila watershed.

His love for adventure, solitude, long hikes, waterfalls, and the continual search for the perfect burger is what gets him to emerge from the woods to scout every hole in the wall and small-town cafe throughout Arizona.