KOBYLSKI RETIRES AS STATE CONSERVATIONIST
AUBURN, Ala. -- State Conservationist Gary Kobylski retired today, marking the end of 34 years with the Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Starting out as a soil scientist in the Opelika Field Office, Kobylski has served with NRCS in four states as well as the District of Columbia during his tenure. Before returning to Alabama to serve as state conservationist, Kobylski was a resource conservationist with the Operations Management and Oversight Division in
"It has been a great journey for me, especially over the last four years which I have spent as state conservationist for Alabama," Kobylski said. "I have been given the opportunity to work with an outstanding staff that has continually impressed me during my time here. While I am sure to enjoy my retirement years, parting is still bittersweet. I have every faith that NRCS in Alabama will continue to excel as it has during my tenure."
Kobylski is the sixth state conservationist to serve the citizens of Alabama since 1935.