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Day 1 - Tuesday, May 7 - 8:30 - 4:30

8:30 – 8:45 
Coffee and Attendee, Instructor, and Course Agenda Introductions

8:45 – 9:15 MINI LECTURE:
NEPA Overview

9:15  – 10:00 PRACTICE DRILL:
Workshop: NEPA Implementation Regulations Open-Book Quiz

10:00 – 10:10 BREAK

10:10 – 11:00  PM DEBRIEF:
NEPA Implementation Regulations Group Debrief

11:00 – 11:10   BREAK

11:10  – 11:40  PRACTICE DRILL:
Identification of Appropriate Level of NEPA Analysis and Document Outline

11:40 – 12:00 DEBRIEF:
Identification of appropriate level of NEPA Analysis and Document Outline

12:00 – 1:00
Lunch (provided)

1:00 – 1:15 MINI-LECTURE:
Purpose and Need (P&N)

1:15 – 1:30 PRACTICE DRILL:
Reviewing and Writing P&N Statement

1:30  – 1:45  DEBRIEF:
Reviewing and Writing P&N Statement

1:45 – 2:00 MINI-LECTURE:
Proposed Action and Alternatives

2:00 – 2:10 BREAK

2:10 – 2:40 PRACTICE DRILL:
Proposed Action and Alternatives  

2:40-3:00 DEBRIEF:
Proposed Action and Alternatives Description and Development

3:00 – 3:10  BREAK

3:10 – 3:30 PRACTICE DRILL:
Eliminating Alternatives from Detailed Analysis

3:30 – 3:40 DEBRIEF:
Eliminating Alternatives from Detailed Analysis

3:40 – 4:00 LESSONS LEARNED EXERCISE

4:00- 4:30 DEBRIEF:
Lessons Learned and Questions         

 

Day 2 - Wednesday, May 8 - 8:30 - 4:30

8:30 – 8:45  
Coffee and questions from previous day

8:45 – 9:15 MINI-LECTURE:
Issues-Based Streamlined Analysis

9:15 – 10:00  EXERCISE:
Issue-Based EA Review

10:00 – 10:10  Break

10:10 – 10:30  DEBRIEF:
Issue-Based EA Review

10:30 – 11:00  EXERCISE:
Identifying Preliminary Issues For Detailed Analysis

11:00 – 11:10 BREAK

11:10 – 11:30 DEBRIEF:
Preliminary Issues

11:30 – 12:00 EXERCISE:
Eliminating Issues From Detailed Analysis

12:00 – 1:00 LUNCH (provided)

1:00 – 1:30 EXERCISE (cont):
Eliminating Issues from Detailed Analysis

1:30 – 2:00 DEBRIEF:
Eliminating Issues from Detailed Analysis

2:00 – 2:10 BREAK

2:10 – 2:30 MINI-LECTURE: Streamlined Impacts Analysis

2:30 – 3:00 EXERCISE: Analysis Planning – Cause and Effect

3:00 – 3:10 BREAK

3:10 – 3:30 DEBRIEF:
Analysis Planning – Cause and Effect

3:30 – 4:00
Lessons Learned Exercise

4:00- 4:30  DEBRIEF:
Lessons Learned and Questions      

 

Day 3 - Thursday, May 9 - 8:30 - 4:30

8:30 – 8:40 
Coffee and questions from previous day

8:40 – 9:00  MINI-LECTURE:
Writing Streamlined Impacts Analysis

9:00 – 10:00 EXERCISE:
Writing Streamlined Impacts Analysis

10:00 – 10:10  BREAK

10:10 – 10:30  EXERCISE:
Student Exchange and Review of Impacts Analyses

10:30 – 11:00  DEBRIEF

11:00 – 11:10  BREAK

11:10 – 11:30  MINI-LECTURE:
Cumulative Impacts Analyses

11:30 – 12:00  EXERCISE:
Writing Cumulative Impacts Analyses

12:00 – 1:00  LUNCH (provided)

1:00 – 1:30 EXERCISE (cont):
Writing Cumulative Impacts Analyses

1:30 – 2:00  EXERCISE:
Student Exchange and Review of Cumulative Impacts Analyses

2:00 – 2:10  Break

2:10 – 2:30  MINI-LECTURE:
Writing a Decision

2:30 – 3:00  EXERCISE:
Writing a Decision

3:00 – 3:10  Break

3:10 – 3:30  DEBRIEF:
Student Exchange and Review of Decisions

3:30 – 4:00  MINI-LECTURE:
The Changing Face of NEPA – Recent Updates

4:00 – 4:30 
Lessons Learned Exercise, Questions, and Closeout

                                          

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