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2015 Earth Team Volunteer Spotlights

Charles Kilgore is an Earth Team volunteer.

State Office

Charles Kilgore | Charles began volunteering with NRCS in the Auburn state office in January 2015. Before this internship, Charles says he knew very little about the function and purpose of NRCS. However, because of his time with NRCS, Charles has decided that he would like to pursue a career with the agency as a Soil Conservationist. Learn more about Charles.

Nydia Gonzalez is an Earth Team Volunteer.


State Office

Nydia Gonzalez | Nydia is a student at  Beauregard High School which is located in Beauregard, Alabama. Nydia currently volunteers with USDA’s Soil Survey Region 7 Team.  She enters critical data into a national soils database along with other duties as assigned. Learn more about Nydia.

Taurean Morrow is an Earth Team Volunteer.

North Team

Taurean Morrow | Taurean is a graduate student at Alabama A&M University studying business administration and he also serves in the National Guard.  Taurean has worked with the Madison County Soil and Water Conservation District by helping out wherever he is needed. Learn more about Taurean.


Archived Volunteer Spotlights

Linda Hardee-North

North Team

Linda Hardee | Linda has been an Earth Team Volunteer in Madison County since she attended an annual environmental education teacher workshop in 2000.  She is always willing to share her knowledge. Learn more about Hardee.

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Central Team

Bruno Tropeano | Bruno is the treasurer of the Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District and a dedicated Earth Team Volunteer  He and his wife, Joanne, help with every education event the District hosts. Learn more about Tropeano.