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Outreach Tools and Products

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  • Nonpoint Source Outreach Toolbox
    EPA's Nonpoint Source Outreach Toolbox is intended for use by state and local agencies and other organizations interested in educating the public on nonpoint source pollution or stormwater runoff. The Toolbox contains hundreds of resources to help develop an effective and targeted outreach campaign.

  • Adopt Your Watershed
    EPA's online database, with information about community involvement activities, such as monitoring, cleanups and restoration projects.

  • Stormwater Outreach Materials
    EPA has developed a set of materials that state or local governments can customize and use in their own stormwater outreach campaigns. Web site also contains reference materials.

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Information Resources and Centers

  • Best NPS Outreach Documents
    These are the EPA Nonpoint Source Control Branch's recommendations for "best of the Web" for NPS outreach resources.

  • Example Photographs of Best Management Practices (BMP's)
    Photo examples of best management practices for various sources of nonpoint source pollution.

  • Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) Photo Gallery
    The NRCS Photo Gallery contains natural resource and conservation related photos from across the USA. Search available photographs by state and category.

  • EE-Link: Environmental Education on the Internet Exit EPA Disclaimer
    EE-Link is a resource designed to support students, teachers and professionals that support K-12 environmental education, such as media specialists, inservice providers, nature center staff and curriculum developers. The site contains Internet environmental-based school projects, classroom activities (including many lesson plans), environmental facts and data from many sources, curriculum directory guides, organization and audio visual catalogs, software, conference and workshop announcements, higher education links, facts, grants, literature pointers, regional information, and pointers to other environmental sites.

  • Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials (NEMO) Exit EPA Disclaimer
    NEMO provides municipal officials with technical assistance and training in linking land use to water quality.

  • Secret Agent Worms Exit EPA Disclaimer
    A soil and water adventure for elementary school students from the University of Illinois Extension and Illinois EPA.

  • AMD and Art Project Exit EPA Disclaimer
    Innovative outreach and education project addressing acid mine drainage through the arts and sciences. The project won EPA's Phoenix Award in 2005.

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Fact Sheets and Reports


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Conferences and Proceedings

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