Membership Associations and Organizations

Industry associations and farm groups can be important partners in the 2006-2010 NPS Management Program.  These associations and organizations are in a unique position to pull together audiences of their members, help deliver education and training programs through their meetings, newsletters and websites, participate in the development of BMPs where appropriate, promote increased implementation of BMPs and assist in the monitoring of BMP implementation and evaluation of BMP effectiveness.  Examples of associations and organizations that have been involved in the NPS Management Program planning process include: