Curated and created to support your success as a watershed leader

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Outreach Toolkit

The resources in this outreach toolkit are intended to support on-the-ground efforts to expand the use of key soil health practices, to reach new audiences of farmers, ranchers, and landowners, and build communication skills of conservation professionals.

Monitor My Watershed

An online data portal that lets you discover and map monitoring data and share and compare your monitoring data with the world.

Model My Watershed

A professional-grade watershed-modeling web app that enables citizens, conservation practitioners, municipal decision-makers, educators, and students to analyze land use, soil data and model storm water runoff and water-quality. Effects of conservation practices and development scenarios on runoff and associated water quality are featured.

WikiWatershed Toolkit

Web tools designed to help citizens, conservation practitioners, municipal decision-makers, researchers, educators, and students advance knowledge and stewardship of freshwater.

Nature-Based Solutions Funding Database

National Wildlife Federation’s interactive database for communities interested in pursuing federal funding and/or technical assistance for nature-based solutions. 

Tap Your Potential: A Training to Grow Farmer Leadership in Watershed Management

A curriculum designed for use by outreach professionals and educators who work in agricultural watersheds and seek to recruit farmers to play a more proactive role in watershed management in their communities.

One Good Idea

An online clearinghouse of videos and podcasts featuring farmers and their experiences with soil and water conservation practices. The goal is to facilitate farmer-to-farmer learning about these practices and support farmer engagement programming.

Training Needs for Farmer Leaders

A needs assessment of training and programs to cultivate leadership among farmers and farm advisors in promoting and implementing practices that reduce nitrogen and phosphorus loading to waterways in the Basin. 

CaRPE Tool™

The Carbon Reduction Potential Evaluation Tool, or CaRPE Tool™, is a web-based interactive tool that allows users to quickly visualize and quantify greenhouse gas, or GHG, emission reductions resulting from the implementation of a suite of cropland and grazing land conservation management practices.​ 

A Guide to Water Quality, Climate, Social, and Economic Outcomes Estimation Tools

This guide provides outcomes quantification information that could be useful to managers of projects funded by NRCS, the USEPA, state and local programs, and corporations with supply chain sustainability goals. The guide features seven water quality tools, three climate tools, one social tool, and three economic tools that can be used without requiring project managers […]