Save the Date: WESPAK Training September 23-25, Juneau

Save the Date: WESPAK Training September 23-25, Juneau

Events, Trainings & Opportunities
[caption id="attachment_739" align="aligncenter" width="491"] Chiska Derr, Catherine Pohl, and Richard Chapell discuss a tidal wetland in Haines; WESPAK training September 2012[/caption] This is an early “heads-up” announcement about the free WESPAK wetland methodology three day training workshop with Dr. Paul Adamus, September 23-25, 2013 in Juneau. Location and times to be announced.   The workshop has a maximum of 25 participants. Participants will be chosen to promote a maximum diversity of agency, organization, and consultation participation, and therefore may not be able to accommodate all applicants. We are not accepting class registration at this time.   More information should become available in the next three weeks. Questions or comments please contact: Teri Camery, Senior Planner City and Borough of Juneau Community Development Department (907) 586-0755 phone; (907) 586-3365 fax  
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EPA Guide and Online Module for Developing Effective Watershed Plans

EPA Guide and Online Module for Developing Effective Watershed Plans

Resources
    EPA has released a guide to developing watershed plans to restore and protect our waters, which summarizes a 2008 handbook for developing watershed plans to restore and protect our waters, as well as a companion online module, "An Introduction to Watershed Planning."   The guide and module provide a summary of the handbook and also highlight some new watershed-related tools that have been developed since 2008 that can be used for more effective decision-making leading to improved management of our water resources.   Together, the handbook, guide and module provide information on how to incorporate the nine minimum elements from the Clean Water Act section 319 Nonpoint Source Program's funding guidelines into the watershed plan development process.     [button url="http://water.epa.gov/polwaste/nps/upload/watershed_mgmnt_quick_guide.pdf" color="aqua" ]Click here to access the guide[/button]…
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