The Central Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District held its 54th Annual Conservationist-of-the-Year program on Thursday, April 14, 2016, at the First Baptist Church in Cochran, Georgia. This annual program is sponsored by the local banks of the Central GA District, which is comprised of Bleckley, Dodge, Laurens, Twiggs, Johnson, Washington and Wilkinson counties.
Seaborn “Clint” Williams, of C Williams Family Investments, LLC, was selected as the 2016 conservationist of the year for Dodge County.
Clint developed a deep appreciation and love for land, agriculture and forestry. C Williams Tree Farm consists of 1,500 acres of timberland currently, which is owned by Clint Williams and his brother Chip Williams. Their operation started out in 2005 with 600 acres of land inherited from their grandfather, S.C. Cadwell. Since 2006, they have added 900 acres to their land base. Clint and Chip have done it all from selling the timber, spraying the cutover sites and burning the tracts, to replanting the seedlings with all their own equipment. The land consists of Loblolly pines, Long Leaf pines, and Slash pines.
Clint has participated in many different programs through NRCS and the Georgia Forestry Commission. He is also in the process of enrolling in the Tree Farm Program. He has specifically been a part of the CSP program for the last seven years, which has allowed him to do many activities on his property.
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