Natural Resources Conservation Service and USDA Climate Hub Fellow
Julie Elliott grew up in central Eastern Colorado NW of Limon. She has always loved the outdoors and spent many hours on horseback exploring the hills of the Palmer Divide/Breaks area. She was active in the Ellis Hall Natural Resources Club,Wildlife Society and Range Club student organizations at CSU and graduated with a B.S. in Wildlife Biology and Minor in Range Ecology. She joined the Soil Conservation Service (SCS) in 1991 (now the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)) as a Range Management Specialist in Eastern Colorado. Organizing workshops for ranchers and farmers is her niche and she has hosted over 4600 people in her 30 year career. She is passionate about agriculture and rangelands in particular along with the people who are entrusted with them.