Industry initiated voluntary pollution control programs, supported by education, can result in implementation of BMPs when course work involves participants developing a water quality management plan for their ranch that includes
ranch description, ranch goals, ranch maps, basin water quality status, nonpoint source self-assessments, existing and planned BMPs, and monitoring procedures.
The learning experience: Provides training to increase skills needed to accomplish goals identified by the group.
The learning experience: Promotes active engagement and real world problem solving.
Study Themes: Outreach strategy/Design
Citation: Larson, S., Smith, K., Lewis, D., Harper, J., & George, M. (2005). Evaluation of california's rangeland water quality education program. Rangeland Ecology & Management, 58(5), 514-522. from the Environmental Sciences and Pollution Mgmt database.
Citation Type: Research