Welcome to the 2022 Summer Conservation Forum and Tour & Southeast Region Meeting of the National Association of Conservation Districts! 

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Jennifer Casey

Duval Soil and Water Conservation District
Jennifer Casey is the Chair of the Duval Soil and Water Conservation District in Florida and a member of the 2022 cohort of the Next Generation Leadership Institute sponsored by the National Conservation Foundation. Jennifer is a partner with agencies and organizations meeting local conservation needs in Northeast Florida, a champion of agricultural education, and a committed advocate of soil and water stewardship. Her work includes transforming a regional event to create awareness about urban agriculture into a mentorship program for beginning farmers. More recently, she led her district in establishing their first demonstration project on public land. The Regeneration Park project is improving formerly contaminated land in Jacksonville’s urban core and creating a safe space to demonstrate urban agriculture, cultivate environmental stewardship and empower residents to build with nature for social, economic and environmental health.