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Travis Doeden is the new soil conservationist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service in the Bemidji field office.

Doeden joined the staff in June after working in the Ada, Minn., field office for two and a half years as a soil conservationist technician. He grew up in Hawley, Minn., and received a Bachelor of Science degree in wildlife management from the University of Minnesota-Crookston.

He will assist the following counties with implementation of NRCS Farm Bill Programs: Beltrami, Cass, Aitkin, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake of the Woods, Clearwater and Hubbard.

For more information, visit the Bemidji field office at 3217 Bemidji Ave N. or call 751-1942, ext.3.