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nonpoint source controls, primarily due to lack of regulatory control on these sources;
agricultural community difficult to engage (several programs mentioned this element);
data on sediment flux and recycling;
scientific basis a time-consuming process; and
changing public attitudes about residential lawn maintenance.
When asked what could make their management strategy more effective, five of the 11 programs answering this question identified the need for additional or better information, and four identified additional funding. Several programs mentioned better cooperation between agencies.