Jess Stevens

NRCS Soil Conservationist- Resource Team

Neil Shaffer

Watershed Project Coordinator

Shannon Hurd

IDALS Conservation Assistant

Howard Soil & Water Conservation District

Kayla Sebastian


Sam Franzen

NRCS Soil Conservationist

Brian Hrdlicka


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.

Dalton Nelson

Conservation Technician

Chas Malek


Hunter Slifka

Watershed Project Coordinator

Harlan Hickle


Corey Brink

NRCS District Conservationist 

Laura Ellingson

Conservation Technician

Bart Wilson


Shereen Ries

NRCS Soil Conservation Technician- Resource Team