Feb 24, 2010

EPA’s Watershed Academy Sponsors 47th Webcast on Managing Nutrients in National Estuary Program

March 1 webcast to educate about different approaches NEP projects are using to manage nutrients

On March 1, the U.S. Environmental Proetction Agency’s (EPA) Watershed Academy will sponsor a free webcast called “Managing Nutrients in the National Estuary Program.” The EPA’s National Estuary Program (NEP) includes 28 estuary projects, most of which are experiencing serious nutrient enrichment issues. Join to learn about the different approaches that three NEP projects--Tampa Bay in Florida, Delaware Inland Bays in Delaware and Peconic Bay in New York state--are using to manage nutrients. The webcast will feature Holly Greening of the Tampa Bay Estuary Program, Kimberly Paulsen of the Suffolk County New York Department of Health Services and Ed Lewandowski of the Delaware Center for Inland Bays.