Public Education and Outreach

Minimum Control Measure 1 (MCM1) is Public Education and Outreach. MS4 communities need to have programs to distribute educational materials and perform outreach to inform citizens about the impacts polluted stormwater runoff discharges can have on water quality.

Below, please find some CSN resources that may help your education and outreach efforts:

CSN Reports:

Be a Chesapeake Bay Retriever: Designing Effective Outreach Programs to Reduce Pet Waste

Homeowner’s Guide to a Bay-Friendly Property






CSN Webcasts:

[Webcast] Achieving the Goal of Stewardship

Increasing the Delivery of Residential Stewardship Practices in Urban Watersheds

[Webcast] Conducting Effective Pet Waste Outreach Programs

[Webcast] Effective Program Showcase: DOEE’s RiverSmart Program