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IntroductionThese monitoring guidance tools are designed to help identify appropriate and effective monitoring strategies for water quality implementation projects. In particular, this site focuses on the effectiveness of Best Management Practices (BMPs) implemented to address water quality impairments in a watershed. These practices may range from site-specific installations, such as a manure bunker, to large-scale efforts such as improved grazing management over thousands of acres of rangeland. In all cases, however, we need to understand and quantify the effectiveness of these practices. This website provides agencies, watershed managers and field practitioners with tools and techniques to develop and implement a monitoring program that will meet this critical need.
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