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Free Webinar: NEPA as a Planning Tool

Free Webinar: Wednesday, November 17

Topic: NEPA as a Planning Tool

The Indian Land Tenure Foundation will host a live webinar on using the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) as a planning tool. The webinar is on Wednesday, Nov. 17 from Noon until 2 p.m. central time. It is available at no cost but participants do need to register in advance.

This 90-minute webinar will focus on using NEPA as a planning process for tribal actions. The six-step planning process will be introduced and applied to the required content of NEPA analysis and documentation: purpose and need (defining the problem and objectives); identifying alternative solutions; analyzing current environment;

and analyzing beneficial and adverse effects of alternatives.

The six steps in the process are:

  1. Identifying problems and opportunities

  2. Specifying the criteria for decision-making

  3. Formulating alternative solutions to the problem

  4. Evaluating alternative solutions

  5. Selecting and implementing the best solution

  6. Evaluating effectiveness of the solution

Participants will have the opportunity for questions and discussion with the presenter.


Judy Kurtzman is a Senior Instructor of Environmental Law with the Shipley Group, consultants with more than 35 years of experience in NEPA compliance.

More information:

The webinar will be moderated by Nichlas Emmons, Program/Development Officer with the Indian Land Tenure Foundation. It will be conducted live via Zoom and will last approximately two hours. The webinar is presented free of charge by ILTF, but all participants must register in advance.

To register now, please click the button below. Questions about the webinar can be directed via email to

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