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Information about pests and pesticides commonly used in the US, including bed bugs, fleas and tics, triclosan, anti-microbial, etc. Includes health and safety, environmental effects, regulation, and [...]
How the process of creating an EMS saved the Pueblo of Taos energy. This powerpoint presentation guides users through the Plan, Do, Check, Act process for Environmental Management Systems in order to [...]
This is the Indoor Air Issues in Schools session of the 2011 Green and Healthy Tribal Schools Inititiave. Speakers were: Ron Schiller - EPA, Katie Loveland - MT Dept. of Health and Human [...]
This is the Reducing your Footprint: Energy Conservation and Waste Reduction session of the 2011 Green and Healthy Tribal Schools Inititiave. Speakers were: Tim Tolman - McKinstry, Myla Kelly - Peaks [...]
This is the Environmental Justice Grant Application and Management session of the 2011 Green and Healthy Tribal Schools Inititiave. Speaker was Nancy Reish - [...]
Tribal environmental professionals and facility operators can access comprehensive material on environmental stewardship and regulations that may apply to tribal government operations. Find material [...]
The IAQ Tools for Schools Program is a comprehensive resource to help schools maintain a healthy environment in school buildings by identifying, correcting, and preventing IAQ problems. Poor indoor [...]
Montana State University provided the necessary training and educational guidance to successfully inventory and lab-pack hazardous chemicals at 5 schools on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation. This [...]
NAEPC has good general informational brochures with guidance and resources to avoid pesticide exposure, and prevent landfill [...]
The U.S. EPA's GreenScapes program provides cost-efficient and environmentally friendly solutions for large-scale landscaping. This website provides information on the benefits of GreenScaping, how [...]
The LEED Certified Baca Dlo'ay azhi Community School, on the Navajo Nation reservation in Prewitt, New Mexico, serves students in kindergarten through grade six. The 78,900 ft2 building incorporates [...]
This guide provides tribal project decisionmakers and planners with an overview of "green" building practices to help them evaluate and choose sustainable options as they develop projects with [...]
Each year, Alaska Native peoples head out to catch fish and hunt seals as they have for thousands of years. But if current worldwide trends continue, it’s likely they are harvesting more than they think.
Montana State University offers a Fall 2017 online Native American Studies course called Indigenous Planning. The course is open to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at MSU, including professionals working in the field of community planning.
Thanks to a newly modified Washington state law, school districts throughout the state are now figuring out how to be more like La Conner school in Mount Vernon Washington which incoporates Native American culture into their curriculum. Passed during the 2015 legislative session, the law requires schools to incorporate a […]
Four students and two faculty members with the White Earth Tribal & Community College flew to Washington, D.C., for what is referred to as the “largest multicultural and multidisciplinary STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) conference in the country.” The intense, three-day conference was held by the Society for Advancement of […]
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe will receive a $200K EPA Brownfields grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to clean up and redevelop the Old Swiftbird Day School site in South Dakota.
Junior industrial engineering and engineering management student Vaughn Vargas from Rapid City, South Dakota has been awarded the $5,000 Udall Scholarship, one of five prestigious, national programs established by the U.S. Congress—the Harry S. Truman and Barry Goldwater scholarships among them. After graduation, Vargas hopes to help lower the poverty […]