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Des Moines, Iowa, native Peter Mead became the new administrator of the Becker County Soil & Water Conservation District in April after several years with the Natural Resource Conservation Service’s state office. He says there are a lot of positive things happening in conservation right now. DL NEWSPAPERS/Vicki Gerdes

New Becker County SWCD leader sees change

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 In his work with the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), Peter Mead spent a lot of time traveling across the state, working on various engineering projects.


“My mantra was always about doing the right thing at the right place at the right time,” he said.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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