Jesse Schomberg

Jesse Schomberg headshot
Professional Title
Associate Director of Outreach; Coastal Communities Extension Educator

What I do for Sea Grant

  • Supervise Minnesota Sea Grant extension educators.
  • Serve on Minnesota Sea Grant's leadership team.
  • Extension work on watershed planning and water safety

Areas of Interest

  • Stormwater runoff
  • Watershed and land-use planning
  • Climate change impacts on hydrology
  • Beach safety and dangerous currents


  • Extension


M.S. - Biology
Idaho State University
B.S. - Biology
University of Minnesota Duluth

Outreach Projects

By following the practical advice in this guide, people working on ditches can solve ongoing and irritating maintenance issues while protecting lakes and streams.

The Great Lakes One Water project brings together a diverse community leadership team focused on equitable access to information and participation in planning and strategies.

To provide accurate and timely information to the public about the conditions on Park Point Beach, a Lake Superior sandbar within the City of Duluth, Minn.

RSPT's mission is to protect and enhance the region's shared water resources through stormwater pollution prevention by providing coordinated educational programs and technical assistance.

The Twin Ports Rip Current Working Group seeks to increase public awareness of rip currents and provide a means of widely distributing rip current safety message.

The Wild Rice Field Guide is designed to support field crews who monitor wild rice, known to the Anishinaabeg as manoomin,  populations.