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Program & Staff Specialists

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is the lead federal conservation agency, working one-on-one with farmers and landowners on private lands. NRCS, formerly called the Soil Conservation Service, has been helping people make sound choices for healthy land and water for over 60 years. NRCS staff specialists offer professional expertise in many fields, including soils, agronomy, engineering, forestry, wildlife habitat plantings, wetlands, geographic information systems, land use planning, grazing, conservation planning, and other technical disciplines. NRCS also offers landowners the opportunity to participate in many federal conservation and agricultural programs. For information on NRCS programs or technical information, please contact the following:

Topic

State Staff

Phone

WI NRCS

Angela Biggs, State Conservationist

(608) 662-4422  x241

Administration and Personnel

Robert Lawson, Asst. State Conservationist-Management Strategy

(608) 662-4422, x255

Media and Public Affairs

Tivoli Gough, Public Affairs Specialist

(608) 662-4422, x228

Easement Programs

Greg Kidd, Asst. State Conservationist-Easements

(608) 662-4422, x252

Financial Assistance
Programs

Vacant, Asst. State Conservationist-Programs

(608) 662-4422, x232

Soils

Jason Nemecek, State Soil Scientist

(608) 662-4422, x202

Resources

Eric Hurley, State Resource Conservationist

(608) 662-4422, x258

Engineering

Steve Becker, State Conservation Engineer

(608) 662-4422, x234