Please consider submitting an abstract for the 2017 conference which will take place in beautiful Durham, North Carolina from March 27-30, 2017. 

We are looking for single oral presenters, panels, hot topic lunches and posters on the topics listed below:

  • Air Quality
  • Climate Change
  • Coastal Resiliency
  • Cultural Resources
  • Ecological Restoration
  • Endangered Species
  • Energy
  • Environmental Technology
  • Mountains to Sea:  NC Issues
  • NEPA
  • Policy/Regulatory Updates
  • Public Involvement
  • Remediation/Brownfields
  • Sustainable Development
  • Transportation
  • Water Resources

The online submission form can be found at the link below.  Submissions are due by September 30, 2016.

2017 Abstract Submission

Any questions please contact Lynn McLeod at or by phone at 781-681-5510.

NAEP 2017 Conference Training Sessions

NAEP is also soliciting proposals for Training Sessions to be held on Monday, March 27, 2017.

Training Sessions should be either four or eight hours long and need to be pertinent to the topics normally covered by the conference.


  • A syllabus or detailed description of what will be taught and by whom is required. This will be used for advertising as well as PDH certification approval purposes.
  • A CV or Biosketch of each trainer is required.
  • Benefits received by the trainers are dependent upon number of paid course registrations. (Benefits are per course not per instructor.)
  • Instructors will be asked to commit to teaching the course(s) four (4) weeks prior to the course date.
  • Courses will be chosen from those proposals received, and if enough registrations are not received to conduct the course, it will be cancelled prior to the conference.

Direct questions to Lynn McLeod, CEP, PMP, at


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NAEP August 2016 "News for the Environmental Professional" is now available

Please click the link below to access the NAEP August 2016 Newsletter. This issue contains feature articles and important association information.

  • President's Letter to Members
  • John Irving Receives NAEP Fellows Award
  • Jennifer Thompson Is 2016 Zirzow Student Award Recipient
  • Saying What We Mean: Categorical Programmatic
  • A Letter from the NAEP Membership  Committee  Chair
  • NAEP 2017 Conference Information

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