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Meet the Essex County Team


Heather Johnson
District Manager

Heather Johnson has served in the water quality sector for over 10 years. Her journey began as a Technician at the Essex County Conservation District in New York. Her passion grew into a position as a Nutrient Management Specialist, acquiring experience on Large and Medium CAFOs with regards to the NYS rules and regulations. She represented the Farm Buisness Owner on On-Farm Inspections and coordinated many engineering projects between NRCS, FSA, and the State of NY. She has an AS Biology-North Country Community College, BA Environmental Studies - SUNY Potsdam - has taken a Fundamentals of Soil Science at UVM. She has acquired the Vermont Natural Shoreland Erosion Control Certification and is currently working on becoming a Technical Service Provider. In her personnel life, she enjoys spending time with her family, riding her horse on her parents farm, kayaking, playing soccer, and gardening.