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Adam McClain – Adams County Alternate

Adam is the Watershed Specialist for the Adams County Conservation District. Born and raised in Fairfield, Adams County, Adam grew up working on local farms. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences. He started his environmental career working for the National Park Service and an environmental consulting firm. Since 2007, he has worked for the County Conservation District as the Watershed Specialist in Cumberland Co (07-09) and Adams Co (09-Current). His primary responsibilities include administering and assisting with projects that improve the overall quality and quantity of water resources in Adams County. These projects vary based on the community’s needs but common projects include installing agricultural or stormwater best management practice, planting riparian buffers, assisting local municipalities and watershed groups, and educating the community on local water issues. He enjoys spending his spare time outdoors with family and friends.

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