Rensselaer County Soil & Water Conservation District
USDA Service Center
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
Megan P. Myers, PWS, CLM, CSE
Mobile: (518) 380-0384
Conservation District Technician
Mobile: (518) 801-3233
Culvert Assessment Specialist
USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Staff:
Dianna Stanton, District Conservationist
Mobile: (518) 598-2344
Eric Fisher, Soil Conservationist
Mobile: (518) 321-2573
Office: (518) 271-1740 ext. 3
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.
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.