Rensselaer County Soil & Water Conservation District
USDA Service Center
Office: (518) 271-1740 Extension 3
Rensselaer County SWCD Board of Directors:
Chairman: David Schmidt, Grange Representative
Vice Chairman: Charles Peter, RC Legislator
Secretary: Todd Tesman, RC Legislator
Treasurer: James Sullivan, Member At Large
Ken Herrington, Farm Bureau Representative
Mobile: (518) 823-8391
District Agronomist Technician
Nick Halford, CCA
Mobile: (518) 428-7827
District Conservation Technician
Megan P. Myers, PWS, CLP, CSE
Mobile: (518) 380-0384
USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Staff:
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 e-mail a cover letter, resume and three (3) references to . 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 or check out https://www.usajobs.gov/ .
Laura Bornt, Intern
SWCD Dry Hydrant Program Specialist
B.A. Environmental Studies Major, Siena College
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.
Drew Hoag, Intern
A.S. Ag Business, SUNY Cobleskill
B.A. Wildlife Management Major, SUNY Cobleskill
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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