Community and Ecosystems Division
Air – Educate Tribal members on the hazards of air pollution. Represent Tribal cultural burning interests in regional policy forums. Provide information exchange on local air quality conditions and hazards. Develop Tribal Implementation Plan (TIP) for air quality. Burn Permit Applications are available through this link. Contact Joe Hostler, Environmental Specialist or Kathleen Sloan, Director.
Pesticides – Coordinate with local stakeholders adjacent to the Reservation on pesticide uses affecting Tribal and other local residents. Monitor for pesticide presence and effects in water, plant, and animal tissues. Conduct public outreach and notification of pesticide use within the Reservation by private landowners. Uphold and pursue the elimination of all pesticide use within the Reservation. Contact Megan Rocha, Environmental Program Specialist. or Kathleen Sloan, Director.
Cultural Resources Protection - Cultural resources consultation, surveys, and monitoring of Yurok Cultural Places throughout Yurok ancestral lands.Monitoring & surveys provided on a Fee-for-Services Basis. Contact Kathleen Sloan, Director.
Environmental Compliance – Advise and assist Tribal departments on meeting compliance requirements for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). Compliance studies can be conducted on a Fee-for-Services Basis. Contact Kathleen Sloan., Director.
Environmental Education – YTEP staff engage in a variety of programs and community activities on Environmental Education. Community outreach and education materials are developed to provide information and resources on the environmental issues re: the Klamath River and the environment of the Yurok Indian Reservation. Contact Kathleen Sloan, Director.
Environmental Research - YTEP staff are invovled in a wide range of grant funded research projects to assess and monitor environmental conditions of the Klamath River and the Yurok Indian Reservation. Contact Kathleen Sloan, Director.
Yurok ANA Environmental Grant Oct 2007 – March 2010
ANA Final Report 2010
YTEP Environmental Booklet
BROCHURES:Gold Mining Illegal Burning Illegal Dumping Logging Pesticide
Administration for Native Americans (ANA) Map