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Jimmy Bramblett Joins Sand County Foundation Board

Jimmy Bramblett of Richland, Georgia, has joined the board of directors of the Sand County Foundation, a national nonprofit working at the intersection of agriculture and environmental improvement.

Bramblett is co-owner of Rolling Timbers Farm, where he prioritizes timber production, wildlife habitat and resource conservation. He served the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) for more than 33 years in roles as the agency's Deputy Chief for Programs, Deputy Chief for Science and Technology, and State Conservationist of Wisconsin.

“We are thrilled to bring Jimmy’s extensive conservation leadership and perspective to our board,” said Kevin McAleese, Sand County Foundation President and CEO.

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Jimmy Bramblett

At the local and state level Bramblett serves as a soil and water conservation district supervisor, Georgia Association of Conservation Districts Vice President, and member of Georgia's State Technical Committee for the USDA-NRCS where he influences priorities for state and federal technical and financial conservation investments to private landowners.

He also spent 10 years as a faculty research scientist with the University of Georgia's College of Agriculture and Environmental Science focusing on water quality modeling, water quality monitoring, and water supply forecasting.

He earned a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Applied Economics, and a Master of Science in Agricultural and Applied Economics from the University of Georgia in Athens. He also completed post-graduate work at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, and Texas Tech University in Lubbock.


Sand County Foundation inspires and empowers farmers, ranchers, and forestland owners to ethically care for the land so future generations have clean and abundant water, healthy soil, and plentiful wildlife habitat.