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Natural Resources Department...

NRD Building
The Natural Resources Department is at 301 Main Street; Polson, Montana

Future Needs of Employment

Currently, the Department Head serves on the Lake County Solid Waste Board as appointed by the Tribal Council in 2004 and is the Region 8 (TRIBAL) representative on the National Tribal/EPA Science Council.

In January 2010, the Department Head was appointed by the United States Environmental Protection Administrator Lisa Jackson to serve a two-year appointment representing all Federally Recognized Tribal Nations on the Federal Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee. The committee meets three times a year in Washington DC.

Tribal Natural Resources Department Ordinance. The Natural Resources Department Ordinance 78B is an umbrella ordinance that defines the overall policy of natural resource management on the Flathead Reservation. The ordinance states: It is the purpose and policy of the Tribal Council of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation (to)
(1) define and manage the natural resources of the Flathead Reservation to the benefit of the members of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and, thereby, of all the residents of the Flathead Reservation;
(2) maintain a careful balance between the development of and the protection of natural resources on the Flathead Reservation;
(3) direct and coordinate all feasible technical and administrative expertise toward sound natural resource management on the Flathead Reservation.

The ordinance also describes the organizational structure, duties, powers and special functions of the Tribal Natural Resources Department.

Available Regulations & Applications

National Environmental Policy Act-NEPA Documents

NEPA Scoping Packets

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Projects:

Department Pages
Natural Resources Department
Environmental Protection Division
Fish, Wildlife, Recreation and Conservation Division
Water Management Division
bullet Native Land Natural Resources News - 2012
bullet Current NRD Newsletter (Volume 6, Issue 2)
bullet MOA for Installation of Networks between USFWS NBR and CSKT
bullet CSKT 2007 Transportation Plan
bullet MOA for Installation of Discrete Internet Networks between USFWS National Bison Range and CSKT
bullet Unitary Administration and Management Ordinance
bullet Surface Water Quality Standards and Antidegradation Policy
bullet Flathead Reservation Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) 2010-2014
bullet Road Maintenance Figures
bullet Land Ownership Map 2015
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bullet Aquatic Invasive Spefies Brochure
bullet CSKT Bull Trout & Mining Article August 6 2013
bullet CSKT Climate Change Adaptation Plan-091013
Department Pages
bullet Montana Native Project 2011

Natural Resource Department Head: Rich Janssen, Jr. MBA
Phone: (406) 883-2888
Email: richj@cskt.org

Natural Resources Department Administrative Assistant
Misty Doss
Phone (406) 675-2700
Email: mistyd@cskt.org

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