Justin Bodell

California Conservation and Stewardship Program Manager

Justin Bodell joined American Farmland Trust in 2018 as the California Conservation and Stewardship Program Manager. In his role, Justin leads the charge on a collection of our Farmers Combating Climate Change projects aimed at preserving the long-term health of our soil and water. Justin's immediate projects include the San Joaquin Land and Water Strategy and Farms for the Next Generation.

A licensed landscape architect, Justin has 20 years of experience in the design and implementation of natural resource conservation projects, including erosion control on farms and ranches, water conservation, wetlands, in-stream habitat enhancement, rainwater catchment and native species revegetation. Prior to his time at AFT, Justin served as a Project Manager at the Sonoma Resource Conservation District.

Justin earned a B.L.A. in Landscape Architecture from Pennsylvania State University.