Chas Malek


Sam Franzen

NRCS Soil Conservationist

Dalton Nelson

Conservation Technician

Laura Ellingson

Conservation Technician

Howard Soil & Water Conservation District

Kayla Sebastian


Harlan Hickle


The Howard Soil & Water Conservation District is made up of five locally elected Howard County residents who serve as volunteers providing local program guidance to solve natural resource concerns within the district.

The Commissioner meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month and are open to the public.  Check our facebook page for meeting dates/times.

Shannon Hurd

IDALS Conservation Assistant

Bart Wilson


Neil Shaffer

Watershed Project Coordinator

Hunter Slifka

Watershed Project Coordinator

Shereen Ries

NRCS Soil Conservation Technician- Resource Team

Corey Brink

NRCS District Conservationist 

Jess Stevens

NRCS Soil Conservationist- Resource Team

Brian Hrdlicka