The Environmental Protection Agency and other entities have developed tools to guide watershed restoration plan development.
Handbook for Developing Watershed Plans to Restore and Protect Our Waters (EPA)
An extensive guide to watershed restoration planning.
A QUICK GUIDE to Developing Watershed Plans to Restore and Protect Our Waters (EPA)
The “Readers Digest Condensed Version” of the EPA Handbook.
EPA Region 5 Wetlands Supplement: Incorporating Wetlands into Watershed Planning (EPA)
Guide for incorporating wetlands protection/restoration into a WRP.
Watershed Restoration Planning in Montana: An Introductory Guide (DEQ, SWCDM, Madison CD)
A guide based on the experiences of Montana entities that have written WRPs.
Getting In Step: Outreach Series (EPA)
Website containing guidance for conducting watershed education and outreach.
Watershed Academy (EPA) Self-paced, online training modules and webcasts from national experts about a wide range of watershed management topics.
Clean Water Act Information Center [DEQ] ) DEQ website that provides access to the assessed and impaired waters lists, in searchable database and interactive map formats, as well as a large volume of other water-related information.