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Rensselaer County Soil & Water Conservation District

USDA Service Center

US Consolidated Farm Services Agency

1612 NY-7, Troy, NY 12180

 

Office:  (518) 271-1740 Extension 3

Rensselaer County SWCD 2022 Board of Directors:

David Schmidt, Chair, Grange Representative

Jeffery Wysocki, Vice Chair, RC Legislator

Bruce Patire, Secretary, RC Legislator

James Sullivan, Treasurer, At Large Representative

Megan Swartz, Farm Bureau Representative

Penni Eggsware, District Clerk

Secretary to the SWCD Board of Directors

Penni.RenscoSWCD@gmail.com

SWCD Staff:

District Manager

Megan P. Myers, PWS, CLP, CSE

Mobile:  (518) 380-0384

Megan.Myers.RenscoSWCD@gmail.com

Wetland Specialist

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Conservation District Technician

Laura Bornt

Mobile:  (518) 396-7008

E-mail:  Laura.Bornt.RenscoSWCD@gmail.com 

Dry Hydrant Program Specialist

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Conservation District Technician

Nate Woodworth

Mobile:  (518) 801-3233

E-mail: Nate.Woodworth.RenscoSWCD@gmail.com 

Culvert Assessment Specialist

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Conservation District Technician

Drew Hoag

Mobile:  (518) 708-7228

E-mail:  Drew.Hoag.RenscoSWCD@gmail.com 

Equipment Program Specialist

USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Staff:

Dianna Stanton, District Conservationist

Mobile:  (518) 598-2344

E-mail:  dianna.stanton@ny.usda.gov

Eric Fisher, Soil Conservationist

Mobile:  (518) 321-2573

E-mail:  Eric.Fisher2@usda.gov

Office:  (518) 271-1740 ext. 3

www.nrcs.usda.gov

INTERNSHIPS

The Rensselaer County SWCD accepts internships during most summer seasons.  To apply for a summer internship, please e-mail a cover letter, resume and three (3) references to Megan.Myers.RenscoSWCD@gmail.com.   Vacancies are posted at https://www.renscosoilandstormwater.org/employment.

Our partner, the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), may also have internship opportunities.  To seek internship opportunities available within USDA NRCS, please e-mail Dianna.Stanton@ny.usda.gov or check out https://www.usajobs.gov/ .

The photograph below is of  one of the 2020 Rensselaer County SWCD  Summer Interns, Natalie Shudt.  Here, she's using soil compaction equipment to test agriculture land.  

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The photograph below is of one of our 2020 Rensselaer County SWCD Summer Interns, Laura Bornt, in the field on agricultural land learning how to use survey equipment with USDA NRCS Engineers.

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