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NRCS Employee Becomes National Master Certified Conservation Planner

Jeremy Roston NRCS North Carolina

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in North Carolina would like to congratulate Mr. Jeremy Roston Navas for being the first North Carolina employee to achieve all National Master Certified Conservation Planner requirements. And has recently been re-certified as a NRCS-Certified Nutrient Management Planner (Level-II) and Certified Conservation Planner (Level-III). This is an outstanding accomplishment, and NRCS congratulates you on your achievement.  Jeremy Roston Navas earned in 2005 a Bachelor of Agricultural Science degree in Agricultural Technology from the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus (UPR-RUM) and in 2013 obtained a Master’s degree in Environmental Assessment from the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at North Carolina State University (NCSU). Mr. Roston began his professional career with the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) as a student intern in North Carolina, working in Franklin, Vance, Warren, and Wake counties during the summer of 2004. Mr. Roston worked as a Soil Conservationist, District Conservationist, Supervisory Soil Conservationist (SSC) and is currently the State Conservation Planning Specialist.