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Water: Tribal Training

2013 Nonpoint Source Pollution Management and the Watershed Approach

Contact Information

For more information about this course, please contact: 

Samuel Reynolds  (Reynolds.Samuel@epamail.epa.gov)
Phone: 214-665-6682
Nikole Witt
Phone: 214-665-2781

Related Topics


  • Public Involvement/Public Participation
  • Treatment in the Same Manner as a State (TAS) Requirements
  • Watershed Protection

Take Note: Information presented below is specific to tribal participants and may not apply to all attendees.

Level of Training: 200    Explanation of training levels
Course Description:  This workshop is designed for tribal programs addressing nonpoint source (NPS) issues under Clean Water Act Section 319 and for those currently seeking eligibility under Section 319. EPA's objectives for this workshop are to assist tribes in gaining funding to pursue NPS projects and to provide information and tools to assist tribes with current 319 programs to integrate projects into an overall watershed-based planning framework. Special emphasis will be placed on working with partners to accomplish projects and to reach funding goals.

The workshop will cover the basics of the Section 319 grant program, including applying for Treatment as a State (TAS), writing the assessment report and management program plan, and meeting eligibility requirements. There will be a focus on developing watershed-based plans to address NPS pollution problems and to achieve on-the-ground water quality improvements. A special "mini workshop" will teach attendees to use EPA's online tools and show practical applications for advanced 319 programs.
For more course description information, please visit the introduction website for this workshop.

URL: http://www.tetratech-ffx.com/tribal/tulsa_index.htm


Date/Time Location
May 7-9, 2013 Tulsa, Oklahoma

Course Details
Target Audience: Tribes only.
Is there a final test associated with this course?: None.
Is there a certificate of completion presented at the conclusion of the course?: No.
Other relevant notes: None.

How to register: The registration website or call/email Amber Siegel (EPA's contractor) at amber.siegel@tetratech.com, 703-385-2597.
Registration Deadline: None.
Is there a registration fee for this course?: No
Additional registration information: For any questions regarding registration or logistics, please contact Amber Siegel, Amber.Siegel@tetratech.com, 703-385-6000.

Event Details

Format for the course: Lecture, Interactive, Field Activity, Group Activity and an Interactive Panel of Tribal, State, and Federal Partners.
Are there any pre-requisites for this event?: No
Is there any pre-course preparation associated with this event?: No


Sleeping room accommodations: DoubleTree Hotel Tulsa, 616 West 7th Street, Tulsa, OK 74127, 918-587-8000
Sleeping room details: May 6–8 2013, $77.00 (plus tax) per night. Room block closing: April 22.
Sleeping room reservations (online): Go to www.tulsadowntown.doubletree.com. Fill in the dates (between 5/6 and 5/8) and preference section. Click on "add special rate codes" to expand the options. Enter the Group ID Code "EPA" in the "Group Code" box. Click on "Check Availability." Complete the remaining steps to finish your reservation and a confirmation number will be emailed to you.
Sleeping room reservations (phone): Call 1-800-838-7914. Give your dates and tell them you are with the EPA Tribal Nonpoint Source workshop by giving them the code "EPA." They should give you the group rate when you use this code. For additional logistics information, please visit the logistics website for this workshop.
Other costs paid by EPA: None

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