Mark Apel

Area Agent, Community Resource Development, Cooperative Extension - Retired

As an Area Extension Agent in Community Resource Development Mark implements programs in land use planning, planning officials' training, sustainable development, small acreage landowner assistance and renewable energy education in southeastern Arizona. He has over 28 years of environmental and planning experience. Mark has been a Peace Corps Volunteer, as well as worked for the National Park Service, The Nature Conservancy, as a private consultant and as a county land use planner.  His career has taken him to Morocco, Madagascar, Honduras and Mexico.


  • M.A., International Affairs, Ohio University, 1986
  • B.S., Environmental Resource Mgmt., Pennsylvania State University, 1982