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Virginia Agriculture Projects Manager
Christian grew up in the Shenandoah Valley where he spent most of his time hiking, camping, and fishing in the nearby Thomas Jefferson and George Washington National Forest. He graduated from James Madison University in 2014 with a degree in Biology. After graduating from James Madison University, Christian worked alongside the Forest Service in North Carolina for a brief term and later worked at James Madison University as an Integrated Pest Management Lead Worker where he helped found the Tree Campus USA committee at JMU. There he created a tree database for all the trees on James Madison University’s campus. In 2018, he started working for a hardwood tree establishment company as a Reforestation Specialist and an Invasive Species Management Coordinator. Here, he helped provide landowners from North Carolina to New York with planting and maintaining riparian buffers. In 2020, Christian joined Headwaters Soil and Water Conservation District as an Urban and Agricultural Conservation Technician helping landowners with technical assistance and cost share in planning and installing best management practices.
Christian is the Virginia Agriculture Projects Manager based out of the Richmond office. He focuses on helping farmers create sustainable farms through implementing Agricultural best management practices and conservation plans to increase the water quality of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
Christian lives in Richmond and in his spare time he can be found outside enjoying nature with his wife and his dog.