August 22nd – 7:30 pm at Izaak Walton League Breckenridge Chapter House – 8816 West River Road in Brooklyn Park, Douglas Snyder, Executive Director – Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, “What we do, Where we work, Water Problems”
Doug’s interest in water resources began at the University of Minnesota as a graduate student in landscape architecture. Doug participated in several multi-disciplinary research projects at College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture and Center for Urban and Regional Affairs regarding the use and management the Boundary Waters and St. Croix River. Doug has worked in water resource management in various capacities for the last 25 years. Doug started at the Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR); first creating a metro region GIS wetland assessment tool, then as a Planner, and finally as a Board Conservationist. Doug has been the Executive Director at the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization since 2002. As the Executive Director of Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, Doug serves as principal administrator for the organization. Doug is responsible for the implementation of the watershed policies, standards, projects, and initiatives as set forth by the MWMO Board of Commissioners in the watershed management plan, joint and cooperative agreement, and bylaws.