Bobby Whitescarver

 

Adjunct Faculty, ISAT and GS
whitesrn@jmu.edu
Contact Info

Education
  • B. S. in Agronomy, Virginia Tech
  • M.P.A. James Madison University
Interests

Restoration ecology, birds, sustainable living, soil health, agronomy, gardening, forestry, exclusion of livestock from streams, restoration of the Chesapeake Bay, South Africa, Central America, anti-poaching, history and bringing back the Northern Bobwhite.

Experience
  • Watershed Restoration Consultant at Whitescarver Natural Resources LLC
  • Co-owner Whiskey Creek Angus–a regen agricultural operation producing all-natural beef, clean water, air, and wildlife habitat
  • Award-winning author of Swoope Almanac, Stories of Love, Land, and Water in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley
  • Award-winning environmental blogger at gettingmoreontheground
  • Soil Health Champion in the National Association of Conservation District’s network
  • Hugh Hammond Bennett Conservation Excellence Farmer
  • Freelance environmental writer with columns published in The Washington Post, Virginia Mercury, Roanoke Times, USA Today, News Leader
  • Retired District Conservationist with the Natural Resources Conservation Service with 31 years of field service
  • On the Board of Trustees of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation; Vice-Chair, Virginia League of Conservation Voters Ed Fund; Founding Board Member, Alliance for the Shenandoah Valley, Board Member, The Downstream Project

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