NEMO (Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials) is a nationally recognized program for local elected and appointed decision makers and community leaders that provides educational and skill building programming that increases their knowledge about the connection of land use and management decisions to water quality and natural resources. NEMO provides non-regulatory, researched-based education that emphasizes natural resources based PLANNING, application of low impact best management PRACTICES (BMPs) and adoption or revision of POLICIES that collectively supportive community desires and needs to maintain and improve clean water resources and minimize impact.
University of Minnesota Extension and Minnesota Sea Grant provide the leadership for the Northland
NEMO program in Minnesota by coordinating programming, managing financial resources, and updating
communications including the northlandnemo.org website.