NARS Water Quality Spotlights

National Aquatic Resource Surveys

The National Aquatic Resource Surveys (NARS) are collaborative programs between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), states and tribes that assess the quality of the nation's inland and coastal waters, providing vital data that can help guide conservation efforts on the landscape.

CTIC works with EPA and its partners on technical training to carry out NARS assessments, and to promote conservation systems that help protect and improve water quality.

Through articles, videos and other media, we hope to inform farmers and landowners about water quality issues, inspire them to adopt practices that help address those challenges, and show their neighbors the steps that these dedicated stewards are taking to protect and improve our nation's water resources.

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Anthony Beery

Location

Mt. Crawford, VA


Documents

Beery: Build Soil to Be Able to Build Farm for the Long Term, Delmarva Farmer, May 9, 2017


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Terry Lenssen

Location

Lyden, WA


Documents

Whatcom County Dairy Farmers Tackle Water Quality Challenges, Capital Press, February 3, 2017


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Buff Showalter

Location

Dayton, VA


Documents

Conservation Buff: Conservation Practices Positively Impact Bottom Line, Delmarva Farmer, May 16, 2017


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Corey Leis

Location

Cashton, WI


Documents

No-tilling alfalfa into rye improves erosion control, Wisconsin Agriculturist, November 2, 2018


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Andy Shireman

Location

Chapin, IL


Documents

No-tilling alfalfa into rye improves erosion control, Prairie Farmer, October 31, 2018


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