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Winona County Soil & Water Conservation District

 P.O. Box 39, 400 Wilson Street

 Lewiston, MN 55952

 Phone: (507) 523-2171 Ext. 3

Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment

Area Certification Specialist


Mark Root:


Mark came to the District in 2012 with over 31 years of experience in the civil engineering and landscape architecture fields. He was previously employed by Yaggy Colby Associates, Inc of Rochester where he held the position of Department Head of Landscape Architecture.  Mark was licensed in Minnesota as a Landscape Architect from 1997 -2009 and his diverse experience includes; surveying, wetland delineation, grading and erosion control plan preparation, and cost estimating.


Mark started with the Winona Co. SWCD as the Resource Specialist from 2012 - 2015, and in 2016 has become the Area Certification Specialist for the Minnesota Ag Water Quality Certification Program (MAWQCP)


Mark looks forward to assisting Winona County and all of SE MN residents with becoming certified under the MAWQCP.


If you have any questions for Mark, call (507)523-2171 ext. 3 or stop by our office at 400 Wilson Street, Lewiston, MN.