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Planning:
Watershed Management Program

Watershed planning efforts all share a few common traits

  • Inclusiveness and Coordination
  • Watershed Framework
  • Desire to Preserve and/or Improve the Quality of Life and the Environment
  • Long Term Commitment
  • Development of a Watershed Plan

Watershed Plan

A watershed plan is a document developed by the watershed planning group that includes:

  • Characterization of the watershed (total area, land ownerships, natural resources, environmental concerns, etc.)
  • Prioritization of environmental concerns (water quality, urban growth, recreation, etc.)
  • Implementation plan best management practices, funding opportunities, etc.