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Rensselaer County Soil & Water Conservation District

USDA NRCS Service Center

Department of Agriculture & Life Sciences Building

61 State Street, Troy, NY 12180

 

Office:  (518) 271-1740 Extension 3

 

 

Rensselaer County SWCD Board of Directors:

Chairman: David Schmidt

Vice Chairman: Charles Peter

Secretary: Todd Tesman

Farm Bureau Representative: Ken Herrington

Treasurer: James Sullivan

SWCD Staff:

District Manager

Tom Sanford

Mobile:  (518) 823-8391

tom.sanford@ny.usda.gov

District Conservation Technician

Howie Miller

Mobile:  (518) 380-0674

Howard.Miller@ny.nacdnet.net 

District Agronomist Technician

Nick Halford, CCA  

Mobile:  (518) 428-7827

nick.halford@ny.nacdnet.net

District Conservation Technician

Megan P. Myers, PWS, CLP, CSE

Mobile:  (518) 380-0384

Megan.Myers.RenscoSWCD@gmail.com

USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Staff:

District Conservationist

Dianna Stanton

Office:  (518) 271-1740 ext. 3

Mobile:  (518) 598-2344

dianna.stanton@ny.usda.gov

www.nrcs.usda.gov

INTERNSHIPS

The Rensselaer County SWCD accepts internships during most summer seasons.  To apply for a summer internship, please drop off a resume in person, or e-mail a resume to Megan.Myers.RenscoSWCD@gmail.com.   

Our partner, the USDA 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 to the right 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 above is of one of our 2020 Rensselaer County SWCD summer Interns, Laura Bornt, in the field learning how to survey with USDA NRCS Engineers.

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