Swinomish Indian
Tribal Community
  Administration for
Native Americans

Proclamation on a
Swinomish Climate Change Initiative

In October of 2007 the Swinomish Indian Senate issued a Proclamation directing action to respond to climate change challenges. The Proclamation acknowledged the potential for issues and impacts in the vicinity of the Swinomish Indian Reservation and directs tribal departments and staff to undertake efforts and studies for promoting long-term proactive action.

Read this Proclamation »

 

 

 

The Tribe has obtained the participation of the following project
partners in this project:

Center for Science in the Earth System at the University of Washington/Climate Impacts Group
(UW CSES/CIG)

Professional scientific review and advisory service

Skagit County Climate Change and Sustainability Program (Skagit County)
Neighboring jurisdiction with interests in common, participation in advisory group

Skagit River System Cooperative (SRSC)
As fisheries branch of Tribe, advise on local conditions, projections and climate research data

Town of LaConner
Neighboring jurisdiction with interests in common, participation in advisory group

Shelter Bay Community
On-Reservation residential community in low-lying area,  participation in advisory group

Administration for Native Americans (ANA)
Grant funding agency

 

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