Maggie Karschnia

Headshot of Maggie Karschnia.
Extension Educator
173 McNeal Hall
Contact me for help with:
  • The Watershed Game
  • Minnesota Stormwater Research and Technology Transfer Program
  • Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officers (NEMO) Program


Maggie Karschnia joined the WRC and Minnesota Sea Grant as an Extension Educator August 2021. Prior to that, Maggie served the Prior Lake-Spring Lake Watershed District as their Water Resources Project Manager. In that role, she managed a range of water projects, created educational materials and outreach programs, created a citizen science program, and worked with a range of stakeholders and partners. She held positions at the Minnesota Land Trust, MN DNR, and WI DNR. Maggie has a BS in Conservation from UW - River Falls and a MA in Natural Resources and Environmental Education from Hamline University.