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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


District Staff:





District Manager

Tom Sanford

Mobile:  (518) 823-8391











District Agronomist

Nick Halford, CCA  

Mobile:  (518) 428-7827












District Conservation Technician

Howie Miller

Mobile:  (518) 380-0674 








District Conservation Technician

Megan P. Myers, PWS, CLP, CSE

Mobile:  (518) 380-0384

Rensselaer County SWCD Board of Directors:

Chairman: David Schmidt

Vice Chairman: Charles Peter

Secretary: Todd Tesman

Farm Bureau Representative: Ken Herrington

Treasurer: James Sullivan


USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Staff:

District Conservationist

Dianna Stanton

Office:  (518) 271-1740 ext. 3

Mobile:  (518) 598-2344


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   

Our partner, the USDA NRCS, may also have internship opportunities.  To seek internship opportunities available within USDA NRCS, please e-mail or check out .

The Rensselaer County SWCD sells Blue Bird Nesting Boxes year round.

They can be purchased at our office for $14.00 each. 

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Rensselaer County Soil & Water Conservation District

Website created by: David E. Jaeger, Jr.

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