In this presentation, the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska discuss their process for determining whether wind energy was a feasible form of renewable energy development on the reservation.
Article: A new biogas plant on Tulalip tribal property is creating more than energy; it’s also generating revenue for future salmon restoration projects. The plant is utilizing biomethane to reduce manure runoff and create energy via a biodigester.
The Pueblo of Jemez, with their abundant sunshine, is developing a larger, utility scale solar energy project and is one of the first tribal communities that is selling their solar power back to the local electrical utility and to Los Alamos- providing a stable, profitable revenue stream to the Pueblo.
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwa in North Central Minnesota is striving to achieve sustainability, reduce revenue that leaves the community, and create green jobs Leech Lake tribal members. Over 30 homes have now been fit with solar furnaces. Results have been positive and interest from the community is growing.
Feasibility study to determine viability of using poultry litter for biomass energy.
Tribally operated gaming facilities have numerous opportunities to promote a variety of environmentally preferred options. Environmental improvements through changed business practices can save money, and have lasting environmental and social impacts for the entire tribe. Environmental improvements at casinos and resorts often result in larger improvements for the community as […]
The Swinomish Tribe has completed its climate change adaptation plan, which represents the culmination of two years work under a project funded by the Administration for Native Americans. The Tribe’s adaptation plan and its climate change impact assessment (completed in 2009) can be used as a model to assist other […]
In 2010, the USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station (PNWRS) and the University of Oregon Environmental Studies Program collaborated on the development of three tribal climate change project profiles as a pathway to increasing knowledge among tribal and non-tribal organizations interested in learning about climate change mitigation and adaptation […]
Funded by the US Green Building Council, the 15 diverse projects in the Design for Reuse Primer demonstrate new models of “building green.” Material reuse is always integral to a sustainable vision of how to tread lightly on the earth, be economically pragmatic, and nurture a community. From a school […]
The mission of the Montana Water Center is to investigate and resolve Montana’s water problems and to foster water-resources stewardship by: sponsoring water-related research; and providing training, education and support for water professionals and all water users.
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