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Youth Environmental Literacy Grants

NOAA Environmental Literacy Grants: Supporting the education of K-12 students and the public for community resilience – $3 million Applications Due: November 25, 2019 for pre-applications; March 26, 2020 for Priority 1 full applications Eligible Entities: k-12 public and independent schools and school systems, state and local government agencies, Indian tribal governments The goal of […]

2020 Fish Passage Program Funding

DOI FWS 2020 National Fish Passage Program – $13.9 million Applications Due: September 30, 2020 Eligible Entities: state and federal agencies, tribes, and local municipalities The National Fish Passage Program (NFPP) is a voluntary program that provides direct technical and financial assistance to partners. The program works in partnership to provide fish (and other aquatic […]

BIA Nat Resources Funding: Endangered Species

Successful applications will belimited to projects that are directly related to the restoration, management,and/or economic development of “tribal trust resources” (see definitionsbelow). In addition to the above requirement, only those projects that meet at least one of the following two criteria will be considered for funding: Projects involving species protected by the Endangered Species Act […]

BIA Nat. Res. Funding: Invasive Species

Successful applications will focus on the management/control of invasive species on tribal trust lands, individual Indian allotment lands, or in areas managed by tribes through treaties or agreements. Instead of focusing on the definition of “Invasive Species,” this program will focus on the damage caused to Tribal Trust Resources and leave it to the discretion […]

Confederated Tribes Of Grand Ronde Purchase Former Paper Mill In Willamette Falls

Once home to the Charcowah village of the Clowewalla, the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde bought the 23-acre site from Washington developer George Heidgerken. The property is located within the tribes’ ancestral homelands and holds significant historical and cultural importance for the Grand Ronde. “Willamette Falls is the second largest waterfall in the United States […]

Changing Currents 2019 Tribal Water Summit (Moscow, ID)

The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians will be hosting the 2019 Tribal Water Summit September 5-6, 2019 at the University of Idaho, College of Law in Moscow, ID. The goals of the 2019 Tribal Water Summit are to bring together a diverse group of leaders, scientists, policy analysts, and community citizens to exchange knowledge about […]

News articles: 2019 Tribes and First Nations Climate Change Summit

The Tribes and First Nations Climate Summit brought together over 200 tribal leaders, staff, and tribal members, agency staff, students and practitioners to advance tribal climate change programs, strategies, policy and action by discussing current issues related to three key themes: Traditional Knowledges, Tribal Climate Resiliency, and Policy. Over 40 tribes from across the nation […]