Environmental Review - Regional Program and Contacts

The Regional Program is staffed by Regional Environmental Assessment Ecologists (REAE) located in the MDNR Regional Offices. REAEs are professional ecologists with environmental impact assessment specialization that is applied to an array of projects and activities.

REAEs provide and coordinate technical review of internal and external environmental review documents, as well as other draft agency permits, plans, and activities within the regional areas.

REAE contacts map

Christine Herwig
2115 Birchmont Beach Road NE
Bemidji, MN 56601
Phone: 218-308-2672
Region 1 (Northwest)
Jessica Parson
1201 East Highway 2
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Phone: 218-328-8826
Region 2 (Northeast)
Melissa Collins
1200 Warner Road
St. Paul, MN 55106
Phone: 651-259-5755
Region 3 (Central)
Tim Gieseke
21317 State Hwy 15
New Ulm, MN 56073
Phone: 507-308-0712
Region 4 (South)