2018 National Nonpoint Source Training Workshop (Materials Available)

Date / Time: November 5, 2018 12:00 am

This workshop has transpired. This was an invitation-only event for state, tribal, and federal employees.

This workshop is being funded under a cooperative agreement to NEIWPCC from the U.S. EPA’s Nonpoint Source Control Branch and is also co-sponsored by U.S. EPA Region 8.

Welcoming and Opening Remarks
National Nonpoint Source Program Update
Lynda Hall, USEPA HQ
Healthy Watershed Consortium Grants: Keeping watersheds healthy through accelerated protection
Peter Stangel, Chief Operating Officer, US Endowment for Forestry & Communities

State NPS Management Plans
Refreshing State NPS Program Plans: What’s Worked? What’s Next?
Cyd Curtis, USEPA HQ

New Mexico’s Nonpoint Source Management Program Plan Revision
Abraham Franklin, New Mexico Environment Department

Building Blocks to a Better Nonpoint Source Program in the First State
Marcia Fox and Tyler Monteith, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

Groundwater and Sourcewater Protection
Building Bridges between Water Programs for the Truckee River: Leveraging CWA, SDWA and Regional Efforts for Water Quality Planning
Birgit Widegren and Kimberly Rigdon, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection

NPS Pollution Affecting Groundwater – The Bazile Groundwater Management Area Plan
Carla McCullough, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality

Protect the Source: a look at how Public Water Supplies can ensure safe drinking water for years to come
Travis Sieve, Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Innovative Collaboration and Partnerships
Oklahoma’s National Water Quality Initiative Pilot Project: Assessment and Outreach Planning the Little Beaver Creek Watershed
Greg Kloxin, Oklahoma Conservation Commission

Practical Applications of Conservation Social Science in the Adoption of Best Management Practices Lessons Learned and Processes Looking Forward
Lisa Holscher, Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative of Indiana

Tribal Technical Session
Sustainable Solutions for NPS Problems in Indian Country
Peggy Obear, Prairie Island Indian Community

Tribal Nonpoint Source Program Management: Accomplishments and Lessons
Chauncey Means, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Utilizing Existing Program Documents, Information from Outside Agencies, and Data Analysis Techniques to Develop a Tribal Non-Point Source Assessment Report
Tim Spade, Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe

Urban and Suburban NPS Issues
Soil Phosphorus in (Sub)urban Kentucky: Lawn and Gardening Our Way to Hell in a Vegetable Basket
Brad Lee, University of Kentucky

To restore or not to restore, that is the McQuesten… (Part 1, Part 2)
Michele L. Tremblay, New Hampshire Rivers Council, and Stephen Landry, NH Department of Environmental Services

Integrating Green Infrastructure into Nonpoint Source Management in Georgia
Christine McKay, USEPA R4, and Veronica Craw, Georgia Department of Natural Resources

TMDL and 319 Integration
Protocols for Crediting Sediment and Nutrient Load Reductions from Stream Restoration
Bill Stack, Center for Watershed Protection

Tools for Tracking TMDL Implementation Progress and BMP Installation in Virginia
Ashley Wendt, Kelly Meadows, and Nicole Sandberg, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

Implementing Sediment TMDLs in Montana through Restoration of Natural Riparian and Stream Functions
Dean Yashan and Eric Trum, Montana Department of Environmental Quality

Maximizing Cobenefits on NPS Projects
Emergency Management, Hazard Mitigation, and Nonpoint Source Programs: Planning Together Today for Resilient Community Watersheds of Tomorrow
Alanna Conley, USEPA R4, and Esther White, University of Kentucky

The Iowa Watershed Approach: Marrying Flood Mitigation and Water Quality Improvement for a More Resilient Landscape
Allen Bonini, Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Watershed Planning and Green Infrastructure Are Hazard Mitigation: Insight into Collaboration for NPS Planners
Lisa Hair, Robert Goo, USEPA HQ, and Mark Thompson, Colorado Division of Emergency Management

Lessons Learned: Measuring and Communicating 319 Program Successes
Tracking and Communicating Vermont’s Clean Water Progress
Emily Bird, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation

Determining Project Effectiveness using Physical, Chemical, and Biological Parameters
Jim Bowcutt, Utah Division of Water Quality

Increasing Virginia’s 319 program efficiency: a journey through LEAN and process improvement
Nicole Sandberg, Ashley Wendt, and Kelly Meadows, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

Funding Strategies and Opportunities
Calculating the Return on Environment: it’s not just another pretty face
Fred Suffian and Ellen Bryson, USEPA R3

Panel on Integrating State CWSRF Programs with State NPS Programs
coordinated by Don Waye, USEPA HQ

What would you do with $165 Million for Stream and Wetland Restoration and Protection Projects?
Steve Malone, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

Vermont Water Infrastructure Sponsorship Program (WISPr)
Terisa Thomas, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation

Silviculture to Stormwater: Maine’s CWSRF Approach to NPS
Wendy Garland, Maine Department of Environmental Protection

Watershed-Based Planning
Shell Creek: A Tough Nut to Crack
Carla McCullough and Elbert Traylor, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality

Community-Sourced Efforts in Watershed-Based Planning: Obstacles and Opportunities
Meg Hennessey, New Mexico Environment Department

Development of Ohio’s 9-Element Nonpoint Source Implementation Strategic Plans: A productive transition with the creation of a new HUC-12 scale 9-Element watershed-based planning template and related outreach
Rick Wilson, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

Agricultural NPS Pollution
Conducting Targeted Water Monitoring Studies to Measure Water Quality Success
Steve Hopkins, Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Collecting Edge-of-Field and Small Watershed Runoff and Water Quality Data: Data Quality and Resource Considerations
Daren Harmel, USDA-ARS

Soil Health: A New Hope for Water Resources in Kansas
Andrew Lyon, Kansas Department of Health and Environment

New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission


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