Conservation Minnesota

John Jaschke, Executive Director of BWSR

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Mr. Jaschke is the Executive Director of the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR).  He was formerly the Dakota County (MN) Water Resources Manager and the Administrator of the Vermillion River Watershed.  His prior positions were as Land and Water Section Administrator and Wetlands Program Manager at the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR), and Area Hydrologist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in Duluth and New Ulm.

He has B.S. degrees in Geology and Geophysics from the University of Minnesota and a M.A. in Public Administration from Minnesota State University – Mankato.  He grew up on a dairy farm in central Minnesota (Morrison County) with 10 younger siblings and now lives in St. Paul.

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