A group of scientists with diverse expertise, meticulous laboratory staff, and a supporting team make it possible for the St. Croix Watershed Research Station to carry out its mission. Our staff regularly publishes papers in scientific journals, speaks to policy-makers, other scientists, and the public, and consults with nonprofits and other organizations interested in clean water.

Director Jim Almendinger
Director Emeritus/Senior Scientist Daniel R. Engstrom

BoatAdministrative Staff
Assistant Director Sharon Mallman
Operations Manager Alaina Fedie 
Facilities Manager 
Research Librarian Suzanne Yoch

Scientific Staff
Senior Scientist Shawn Schottler
Senior Scientist Mark Edlund
Associate Scientist Adam Heathcote
Associate Scientist Joy Ramstack Hobbs
Mark EdlundAssistant Scientist Jason Ulrich
Lab Technician II Erin Mortenson
Laboratory Manager Michelle Natarajan
Laboratory Technician I Alaina Fedie

Stories: The Lives and Work of Research Scientists

Mark Edlund - Runes of the North, Reprised


St. Croix Watershed Research Station
16910 152nd St. N.
Marine on St. Croix MN 55047


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