07-06-17 Inside the NACD w/Second VP Michael Crowder…

Inside the NACD w/Second VP Michael Crowder…

(The BARN – Briggsdale, CO) July 6, 2017 – Within this month’s interview with the National Association of Conservation Districts, Michael Crowder, who serves as Second Vice-President on the Board of Directors weighs in on several issues from his home state of Washington, including:

  • NACD’s Priorities within the Federal Appropriations Process
  • USDA Reorganization
  • Upcoming NACD’s Summer Meeting in Altoona, Iowa
  • 2018 NACD Convention in Nashville, TN
  • & more

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Learn more about NACD Second Vice President Michael Crowder – He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in natural resources and environmental sciences, as well as numerous conservation awards, including Benton County and Washington state’s “Wildlife Farmer of the Year” awards, the Washington Association of Conservation Districts’ “Young Tiger” award, and Ducks Unlimited “Wood Duck,” “Bronze Mallard,” and “Silver Mallard” awards.

For eight years, Crowder taught wetland restoration, wildlife science, and ecology as an adjunct professor at Washington State University Tri-Cities. He currently manages farming operations in Illinois and Washington state, and is actively involved in the management of his family’s third-generation farm in Indiana. He serves as the national director for the Washington Association of Conservation Districts and NACD board representative for Washington state. Crowder also sits on several Benton County boards.

The National Association of Conservation District’s mission is to serve conservation districts by providing national leadership and a unified voice for natural resource conservation. For more information about the National Association of Conservation Districts – http://www.nacdnet.org/

And for more information about the Colorado Association of Conservation Districts, an NACD Member –  http://coloradoacd.org/