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watershedplanningandapplication - III. Watershed Management...

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III. Watershed Management Planning & Application OR Watershed Analysis A. Objectives - Let’s examine what we hope to accomplish in terms of making a watershed management plan and implementing it (Planning objectives not objectives of a plan!) PowerPoint--Objectives of Planning-- Handouts: Wildland Watershed Management, Watershed Management Objectives, Checklist for a Watershed appraisal 1. Describe and interpret the social, economic, physical, and legal characteristics which relate to a given area. 2. Based on our analysis from part one- develop management recommendations for the water and soil resources. 3. Ensure coordinated and effective programs. 4. Develop a guide for evaluation of the planned activities on the resource. 5. Allow for future changes in management objectives and human needs.
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B. Contents - The contents of our plan should not be just an accumulation of unrelated facts but rather a tool which gives the most information for the time, money and effort allotted. Since each situation is somewhat different we will not enumerate a specific list of content items which must go in every plan- rather we will let the procedures and summary sections define the contents in general terms. C. Procedures - In this section we will discuss the actual process of formulation of watershed management plan. (Seven Steps to Follow Sequentially) PowerPoint--Planning Procedures-- 1. Recognition of need and formulation of tentative management objectives. i. It may seem unnecessary to mention it but if there are no watershed problems then there is little point in developing a formal management plan. This situation may occur when some other resource is the primary objective of management but the water resource has been considered also. ii. The tentative objectives defined at this point are fairly broad and in general are in terms of guideline statements which are generally acceptable within the existing social, legal, and land ownership policy framework. For example, if you are employed by a
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county park system to develop a watershed management plan and if the overall objective of your
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2010 for the course NRM 4314 taught by Professor Fish during the Fall '10 term at Texas Tech.

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