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Appendix D: Definitions of Acronyms

Contents

About This Document

Introduction

Water Quality Issues

Management Practices for Agricultural Nonpoint Sources

Section 1: Agricultural Industry Networks

Section 2: Technical Information/Outreach

Section 3: Education and Public Relations

Section 4: Regulatory Coordination/Streamlining

Section 5: Funding Mechanisms/Incentives

Section 6: Public Lands and Rural Roads

Bibliography

Appendix A. Water Quality Protection Program Committee Members

Appendix B. TMDL Schedule for Impaired Waters in Sanctuary Watersheds.

Appendix C. Existing Laws and Programs Related to Agricultural Nonpoint Sources

Appendix D. Definitions of Acronyms

ACOE

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

AMBAG

Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments

BLM

Bureau of Land Management

BMP

best management practices

CAFF

Community Alliance with Family Farmers

CalEPA

California Environmental Protection Agency

CalTrans

California Department of Transportation

CARCD

California Association of Resource Conservation Districts

CCC

California Coastal Commission

CDFG

California Department of Fish and Game

CDPR

California Department of Pesticide Regulation

CFBF

California Farm Bureau Federation

CIMIS

California Irrigation Management Information System

CLAA

California Latino Agriculture Association

CMC

Center for Marine Conservation

CRMP

Coordinated Resource Management Plan

CWA

Clean Water Act

CZARA

Coastal Zone Act Reauthorization Amendments of 1990

CZMA

Coastal Zone Management Act

EQIP

Environmental Quality Incentives Program

FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FSA

Farm Services Agency

GIS

geographic information system

GPS

global positioning system

IPM

Integrated Pest Management

JARPA

Joint Aquatic Resources Permit Application

MBNMS

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

MOA

Memorandum of Agreement

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

NMFS

National Marine Fisheries Service

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NPDES

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System

NPS

nonpoint source

NRCS

Natural Resources Conservation Service

PCA

Pest Control Advisor

RCD

Resource Conservation District

RDC

Rural Development Center

RWQCB

Regional Water Quality Control Board

STOPPP

Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan

SWRCB

State Water Resources Control Board

TMDL

Total Maximum Daily Load

UCCE

University of California Cooperative Extension

USDA

United States Department of Agriculture

USEPA

United States Environmental Protection Agency

USFS

United States Forest Service

USFWS

United States Fish and Wildlife Service

USGS

United States Geological Survey

WQPP

Water Quality Protection Program for Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

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