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Polluted Runoff: Nonpoint Source (NPS) Pollution

Tribal NPS Resources and Training

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Tribal Training Workshops:

The tribal NPS program has supported in-person regional training opportunities for several years, as well as two national tribal NPS conferences. Check with your EPA Regional Tribal Coordinator for upcoming training opportunities.

Upcoming Workshops:

  • August 2020 Southwest Tribal Training Workshop - *this workshop has been postponed. Please contact your EPA Regional office for more information.

Past Workshops:

Watershed Planning:

Please visit the Watershed Approach section of the National NPS Program's website for resources related to designing and implementing watershed-based approaches to manage NPS pollution. 

Many tribes are pursuing watershed based planning efforts to better protect and restore their water resources. For examples of watershed based plans in your EPA Region, contact your EPA Tribal NPS Coordinator. The Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe developed a plan for the Dungeness River Watershed. Dungeness River Watershed Based Plan (PDF)(155 pp, 5.6MB) EXIT

Handbook, Webcasts and Other Reference Materials

See below for a list of tribal NPS training resources, including the Tribal NPS Training Handbook and webinar slides. 

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