New England Tribal Nonpoint Source Workshop University of New Hampshire Durham, NH April 29 – May 2, 2013 Draft Agenda Monday, April 29 8:30 – 9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks Penobscot Indian Nation, University of New Hampshire Stormwater Center (UNHSC), EPA staff Goals of the workshop Introductions 9:00 – 9:45 NPS Pollution Principles James Houle, UNHSC 9:45 – 10:00 BREAK 10:00 – 11:00 NPS Assessment Report & Management Plan Nancy Arazan, EPA HQ & James Houle, UNHSC Key Components of the NPS Assessment Report and Management Plan 11:00 – 12:00 Tribal Roundtable Region 1 Tribes Discussion of NPS issues from each tribe 12:00 – 1:00 LUNCH BREAK (on your own) 1:00 – 2:00 Section 319 Base Funding Nancy Arazan, EPA HQ Including Eligibility and TAS 2:00 – 2:45 Section 319 Competitive Funding Nancy Arazan, EPA HQ 2:45 – 3:00 BREAK 3:00 – 3:45 Workplan Development Nancy Arazan, EPA HQ 3:45 – 4:30 Introduction to Watershed Based Planning James Houle, UNHSC Tuesday, April 30 9:00 – 10:30 Watershed Based Plans and Quantifying Water Quality Goals Speaker TBD 10:30 – 11:00 BREAK 11:00 – 12:00 Introduction to the Maine Gravel Road Maintenance Manual Josh Platt, Kennebec Soil and Water Conservation District 12:00 – 1:00 LUNCH BREAK (on your own) 1:00 – 2:00 Choosing BMPs and Pre- and Post-BMP Monitoring James Houle, UNHSC 2:00 – 2:30 Reporting Results James Houle, UNHSC & Nancy Arazan, EPA HQ 2:30 – 2:45 BREAK 2:45 – 3:45 Examples of Rural BMPs for forestry, ATV trails, camps Sarah Smith, Extension’s Forest Industry Specialist, UNH Cooperative Extension 3:45 – 4:45 Tribal Case Studies Dan Kusnierz, Penobscot Indian Nation Bret Stearns, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) Wednesday, May 1 9:00 – 10:00 Stream Crossing Guidance Thomas Ballestero, UNHSC and Keith Kanoti, Maine Forest Service Water Resources Forester 10:15 – 10:30 BREAK 10:30– 12:00 Tribal Case Studies Houlton Band of Mailseet Indians, Passamaquoddy Indian Township, and NRCS 12:00 – 1:00 LUNCH BREAK (on your own) 1:00 – 2:00 Overview of Stormwater Permits Thelma Murphy, EPA Region 1 2:00 – 3:00 Assessment Tools/Simple Modeling/Load Duration Curves Mark Voorhees, EPA Region 1 3:00 – 3:15 BREAK 3:15 – 4:45 Calculating Sedimentation Loads from unpaved/logging roads James Houle, UNHSC & Mark Voorhees, EPA Region 1 Thursday, May 2 – Field Trip (Morning) Title: Tour of UNH Stormwater Center and Local BMPs Leader: UNH Stormwater Center Tom Ballestero (Director) James Houle (Outreach Coordinator & Program Manager) Description: This field tour provides a general overview of the present and future standards with respect to stormwater management. UNHSC research addresses the overall performance and effectiveness of a variety of stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) to control water quantity and treat water quality. To date the UNHSC has researched over 36 different BMPs ranging from conventional ponds to manufactured subsurface filters to broad array of Low Impact Development (or Green Infrastructure) practices. What to wear: The workshops begin and end at the Center's field facility. There are NO BATHROOMS at this field facility. After a two-hour field visit the attendees will move by bus to other locations around campus. The spring weather is expected to be mild however as this field tour will be conducted outside preparation for the elements are necessary. Proper footwear is required (i.e. closed toe shoes, no high heels or other apparel you would not want to get mud on). The tour will be conducted rain or shine. In the event of rain, umbrellas will be provided.