Marni Turek

Marni has 25 years of experience working on a wide range of sustainability related initiatives in multiple sectors, including local government, not-for-profit, junior mineral exploration, collaborative watershed-based organizations and academia. Catalyzing opportunities to bring people together across disciplines and sectors to create value-added partnerships and progress towards achieving shared goals has been at the core of Marni’s work. As Watershed Research Extension Facilitator, she works to create programs to increase knowledge sharing opportunities and engage with the community on water and watershed related topics. 

Marni coordinates the Watershed Research Extension Program in the Department of Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences in the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science.


Marni Turek

Watershed Research Extension Facilitator, Department of Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences


Watershed Research Extension Program


“Collaboration is really the key… working with the community partners. It’s a two-way exchange of knowledge from the community and our research teams.”

– Marni Turek, extension