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Celebrating 50 Years of NRCS Service

Volunteer with 50 years of serviceFloyd Gray spent 45 of his 50 years as an NRCS employee in the Soil Mechanics Laboratory (SML) and since retiring in 2012, he has spent the past 5 years at the Fort Worth Federal Center (FWFC) as an Earth Team Volunteer. Learn More (186 KB)




Over 800 hours as a Earth Team Volunteer

Morris Lobrecht- Earth Team Volunteer with Michele Brown National Volunteer CoordinatoMorris Lobrecht has dedicated over 800 hours as an Earth Team Volunteer. Michele Brown awarded Morris with a special Earth Team Polo for his continued service as an Earth Team Member. Learn more (198KB)






Earth Team Volunteer Receives President’s Lifetime Achievement Award

South Carolina volunteer receives awardLuke Nance, a retired Planning Engineer with more than 41 years of service with NRCS, continues to promote conservation by volunteering more than 5,000 hours for the Earth Team in South Carolina. Learn More (468 KB)


                                                                                                                                                                Earth Team Volunteer is Ambassador for Conservation

Volunteer at Career fairRetired NRCS employee, Edwin Harms, has become the unofficial ambassador for conservation in Nebraska. Learn More (502 KB)



He’s back! Retired NRCS engineer returns as Earth Team volunteer

Retired NRCS employee returns as volunteerRetiring after more than 50 years with NRCS and the Soil Conservation Service (SCS), Doug Seibel took less than a month off before he returned as an Earth Team volunteer.           Learn More (609 KB)


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Pioneer Volunteer Coordinator Reconnects as Earth Team Volunteer

Earth Team Volunteer Peg Reese with NRCS Chief WellerPeg Reese retired in 2009 after a 35-year career with NRCS. So why was she staffing an NRCS exhibit at the annual Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) meeting in Greensboro, North Carolina? More (PDF 184KB)