Overview of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Process


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Overview of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Process

Participants in this course learn about NEPA’s procedural requirements and implementing process.

3-Day Interactive Workshop

June 13-15, 2023

9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. each day  

The Native American Fish & Wildlife Society is pleased to announce a virtualOverview of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Process. This 3-day interactive workshop by The Shipley Group, Inc. will review and prepare participants on NEPA’s procedural requirements and implementing process through carefully designed combination lecture (60%) and discussion and exercises (40%).

The training will take place June 13-15 virtually on Zoom (link below) from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. each day. There is a limit of 25 participants. Registration will open to NAFWS Individual Members and employees of Member Tribes immediately ​and registration for Non-Members will open on May 26, 2023. Priority will be given to Individual Members and Member Tribes.

COURSE OBJECTIVESUpon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to do the following:

  • Understand the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), along with its requirements and regulations
  • Improve planning and decision making using the NEPA process
  • Integrate the legal requirements of NEPA into well-designed Environmental Impact Statements (EISs) and Environmental Assessments (EAs)
  • Understand the purposes of public involvement


There are no requirements for participation. Participants receive a workshop booklet designed to support the instruction and to serve as an ongoing reference. Participants will receive a follow up email with detailed instruction on how to access the course and receive the booklet.

Please alert NAFWS staff immediately if you will not be able to attend to ensure another Tribal professional has the opportunity.


This course will first be offered free of charge to NAFWS Individual members and member Tribes (limit of 2 registrations) with active Memberships, then will be opened to non-members and the general public at a cost of $150.00 (NAFWS membership will be included in fee). Must contact membership coordinator, Heidi McCann (303-466-1725 ext. 3) to redeem membership.

NAFWS will send you the registration link for the webinar once we have reached capacity. Please register via our website and be on the lookout for a follow up email with Zoom details.

For more information

Contact Sean Cross (406-606-9497)

Additional information

Registration type

Individual Member, Member Tribe, Non-Member

Event Details

Date: June 13, 2023

Start time: 09:00

End time: 14:30

Venue: Zoom


Event Details

Start date: June 13, 2023

End date: June 15, 2023

Start time: 09:00 MDT

End time: 14:30 MDT

Venue: Zoom


In Recognition of Their Support

Native American Fish and Wildlife Society would like to thank those organizations that provided us with support over the years. With them we grew an effective national communications network for the exchange of information and management techniques related to self-determined tribal fish and wildlife management.

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