Conserving the Nature of America

News Release

Native Americans are Key to the Future of Conservation

November 19, 2013

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Tribal youth at Salmon Camp work together to harvest lamprey.

Tribal youth at Salmon Camp work together to harvest lamprey. Credit: Meghan Kearney/USFWS


"Native Americans must be part of the conservation decision-making. They deserve no less, and the stakes – the very future of the wild things and wild places we all hold dear – are too great not to welcome a key partner to the table."
 
Tribal contributions to Elwah Watershed Restoration
Director's blog on Native American Heritage Month

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