Darren Lochner

(952) 641-4524
Job Title: 
Education Program Manager
  • Design and implement education programs that raise awareness and engage communities in the protection of our water resources
  • Areas of focus include stormwater management, green infrastructure, non-point source pollution, land use and development, habitat restoration and protection, and clean water practices
  • Implements the Watershed Association Initiative, the Cynthia Krieg Watershed Stewardship Fund, the Clean Water Summit regional conference on green infrastructure
  • Previously worked at the University of Minnesota Extension and the Minnesota Master Naturalist Program, University of Minnesota's College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, and the University of Wisconsin Extension as a Natural Resource Educator.
  • Active as a volunteer with the University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener Program and Minnesota Master Naturalist Program.
  • Holds degrees from the University of Minnesota in Fisheries and Wildlife Management and Forestry with and emphasis in Environmental Education and minor in Conflict Management.