Clint Nagel graduated from Southern Oregon College in Ashland, Oregon in 1974 with ab B.S. Degree in Biology.

He began his federal career with the U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Division in Buffalo, Wyoming in 1978. His career took him to several states (mostly in the West) consisting of work and overseeing a variety of surface-water monitoring programs. A majority of that time also included water quality and sediment programs associated with the National Stream Quality Accounting Network as well as with several statewide Ambient water-quality monitoring networks. Several years were also spent in the ground water discipline.

The last several years of his career included more management aspects as he became supervisor over the Hydrologic Surveillance section in the Kansas City, Missouri Subdistrict  office and the Sacramento, California Field Office.

Clint officially retired in 2009 while in Sacramento, CA. He volunteered part of his time back to the agency for a 3-month period before going to work on a part-time basis for an additional year and a half. After that he decided to draw his career to a close and relocated with his wife to Bozeman, MT. They spend their time volunteering and being on boards for various groups and organizations within the Bozeman community. Currently Clint is on the board of the Gallatin Wildlife Association and others plus past President of the local chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. He is active in many environmental groups in the Bozeman area and writes letters on behalf of many causes.

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