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Alum Promoted to New NRCS Post

September 09, 2022

Different Bulldog in Mississippi

Alabama A&M University 2018 forestry graduate James Penn II has been appointed supervisory district conservationist in Harrison and Stone counties in Mississippi.

Penn began his Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) career in Marengo and Wilcox counties in Alabama’s Black Belt region as a Pathways intern.  During the following summer, he completed his program in Lawrence County, Alabama.  After graduating from AAMU, the native Huntsvillian returned to Marengo/Wilcox counties as the soil conservationist for two years. He also had the opportunity to work in Tuscaloosa and Pickens counties as the soil conservationist for another two years.

In his free time, Penn enjoys deer hunting and spending time with friends and family.