Nick is a Soil Conservationist for the Natural Resource Conservation Service at the Walpole field office. While originally from eastern Pennsylvania, he has spent much of his adult life in New England. His professional background is in ornamental horticulture, organic vegetable production, and conservation ecology, and he is interested in the restoration of natural systems as well as the effects that human activities have on their surrounding environment.
Nick graduated from the University of Rochester in 2008 and he earned a certificate from the Farmer Training Program in 2018, a six-month continuing education program administered by the University of Vermont. He also recently completed a MS in Ecosystem Science and Management from the School for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan.
You can find Nick enjoying outdoor activities in his free time. He likes to go on hikes, ride his bike, and travel. He also loves photography and will often pack a camera. By working for NRCS, Nick can channel his passions into creative projects that help both farmers and the landscapes they cultivate.