Heather Titanich

500 500 Stroud Water Research Center
Headshot of Heather Titanich.

Watershed Restoration Coordinator


tel. 610-268-2153, ext. 1258
970 Spencer Road, Avondale, PA 19311

Interests and Expertise

Heather’s background is centered around connecting people with plants, including working in public horticulture and urban forestry. She has a passion for supporting equitable access to green spaces and conserving forest resources. She works with landowners to establish conservation practices to improve the quality of nearby streams, such as planting and maintaining riparian buffers. In her free time, Heather enjoys going on hikes and mycological forays.


  • B.S., environmental resource management, minor in urban forestry. Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia.

Professional Experience

  • Watershed restoration coordinator, Stroud Water Research Center, 2023–present.
  • Community forester, Delaware Center for Horticulture, Wilmington, Delaware, 2021–2023.
  • Dorrance H. Hamilton educational fellow, Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, Devon, Pennsylvania, 2019–2021.
  • Native orchid research intern, Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, Delaware, 2018.
  • Dendrology teaching assistant, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, 2018.
  • Horticulture intern, Tyler Arboretum, Media, Pennsylvania, 2018.


  • ISA Certified Arborist PD-2880A, 2021–present.
  • ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified, 2021–present.