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Water Resources Manager – Lummi Nation

Closing Date: June 29, 2023 Description: The LNR Water Resources Manager provides administrative and technical support and makes recommendations to Lummi Nation policy and legal staff to achieve the Lummi Water Resources Division (LWRD) mission: To effectively protect and restore the Lummi Nation’s water resources, including shorelines, throughout all usual and accustomed grounds and stations […]

Natural Resources Grants Coordinator – Nooksack Indian Tribe

JOB SUMMARY:  This position provides administrative and logistical support to the Natural Resources Department, including (1) coordinate development of grant proposals and assist with departmental budgeting; (2) grant management and progress reporting; (3) routing grant agreements, contracts, and other materials for administrative and Council review; (4) helping to prepare environmental permit applications; and (4) assisting […]

Shellfish Biologist III Dive Fisheries Division – Suquamish Tribe

SUMMARY Responsibilities involve project management related to shellfish fisheries resource co-management and research. The employee has the principal responsibility for the design, collection, analysis, and interpretation of data and develops conclusions and recommendations for management and research. The applicant is expected to perform work independently with limited supervisory oversight. This position will be the lead […]

Fisheries Scientific Technician II – Puyallup Tribe of Indians

The Scientific Technician II will work under the direction of the Puyallup Tribal Fisheries staff to monitor juvenile salmon during spring emigration using a rotary screw trap on the Puyallup and White Rivers. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Help install, maintain and monitor rotary screw traps in the Puyallup and White Rivers. Sample and collect data […]

Federal Update for April 2009

APPROPRIATIONS  FY ’09 Tribal efforts were successful in the restoration of the Pacific Salmon Treaty funding for FY09 in its entirety ($1.772m)–a significant accomplishment with a coordinated effort from the NWIFC delegation, Columbia River Inter-tribal Fish Commission and Chairman Ron Allen.  A lot of credit for this success goes to Mary Jane Miller of the […]

Federal Update for December 2008

BIA BASE BUDGET FY 2009 The election of a new president, the appointment of a new cabinet and the changing face of Congress are all good news to the tribes, and to everyone else who cares about a healthy environment and sustainable economies. But, for FY 2009, the tribes still face a funding crisis that […]

Jamestown S’Klallam, Agencies Share Lessons From “The Jimmy Project”

BLYN – Consider it a “how-to” guide for the next great habitat restoration project. It’s been two years since the Jimmycomelately Creek restoration project was completed. But the work didn’t end then – the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe recently released a 72-page report explaining how the 10-year, $7 million project was started, the challenges it faced […]

Puyallup Tribe’s new hatchery reaches production goal

PUYALLUP (November 6, 2008) – The Puyallup Tribe’s Clark Creek salmon hatchery has reached its goal of collecting 1.1 million chinook eggs for the first time since it opened four years ago. “We’ll be running at full capacity this winter and spring,” said Blake Smith, enhancement biologist for the Puyallup Tribe. As in most hatcheries, […]