The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Natural Resources Department is comprised of three Divisions.  The Division of Environmental Protection, the Division of Fish, Wildlife, Recreation, and Conservation, and the Division of Engineering and Water Resources.

Name CSKT Climate Change Adaptation Plan


This project received financial support from The Roundtable of the Crown of the Continent Adaptive management initiative through the Kresge foundation and the Great Northern Landscape Conservation Cooperative. Many people participated in the development and preparation of this plan. The Confederated Salish, Pend d’ Oreille and Kootenai Tribes would like to acknowledge contributions of the following individuals:

Project Team

Michael Durglo Jr., Environmental Director, Climate Change Planning Coordinator, Natural Resources Department

Jim Durglo, Department Head, Forestry Department

Rich Janssen, Department Head, Natural Resources Department

Roian Matt, Educational Outreach Coordinator, Forestry Department

Clayton Matt, Director, Tribal Services

Tony Incashola, Department Head, Salish-Pend d'Oreille Culture Committee 

Planning Committee

Jason Adams, Executive Director, Salish Kootenai Housing Authority

Dale Becker, Tribal Wildlife Program Manager, Natural Resources Department

Craige Couture, Chief of Police, Tribal Law & Order

Mike Durglo Sr., Co-Director (St. Ignatius), Historic Preservation/Cultural Preservation

Rick Everett, Professor, Wildland Fire Sciences, Salish Kootenai College

Clint Folden, Regulatory Specialist, Natural Resources Department

Bill Foust, Division of Water Manager, Natural Resources Department

Judy Gobert, Suicide Prevention Trainer, Social Services Department

Ralph Goode, General Manager, Mission Valley Power

Tony Harwood, Division Manager, Forestry Department

Patricia Hewankorn, Director, Kootenai Culture

S. Kevin Howlett, Director, Tribal Health & Human Services

Carole Lankford, Vice-Chair, Tribal Council

Janene Lichtenberg, Wildlife Mitigation Biologist, Natural Resources Department

Tom McDonald, Division Manager, Natural Resources Department

Constance Morigeau, Department Head, Social Services Department

Dale Nelson, Coordinator, Emergency Services

Fred Steele, Health & Safety Officer, Safety Division

Arlene Temper, Department Head, Division of Human Resource Development

Teresa Wall-McDonald, Department Head, Division of Lands

Germaine White, Information & Education, Natural Resources Department

Other Contributors

Louie Adams (Valley Creek), Tribal Elder

Angelique Albert, Contract Manager, Next Seven Group, LLC

Randy Ashley, Air Quality Program Manager, Natural Resources Department

Craig Barfoot, Fisheries Biologist II, Natural Resources Department

Patrick Bixler, University of Montana

Shivon Brite, Strategic Planner, Next Seven Group, LLC

Janet Camel, Planning Director, Economic Development

Whisper Camel-Means, Wildlife Biologist II, Natural Resources Department

Anne Carlson, Ph.D., Climate Associate, Wilderness Society

Arlene Caye, Tribal Preservation

Dennis Clairmont, Range Conservationist, Tribal Lands Department

Yvonne Conko, Executive Assistant, Tribal Health & Human Services

Ignace “Ig” Couture (Elmo), Tribal Elder

Les Evarts, Fisheries Manager, Natural Resources Department

Mickey Fisher, GIS Analyst, Natural Resources Department

Lois Friedlander, Social Services Department

Robert "Buzz" Fyant, Historic Preservation/Cultural Preservation

Pete Gillard, GIS Program Manager, Natural Resources Department

Stephanie Gillin, Tribal Wildlife Biologist, Natural Resources Department

Rose Leach, Program Manager, National Environmental Policy Act

Sara McAllister, Research Mechanical Engineer, USDA Forest Service

Chauncey Means, Non-Point Source Coordinator, Natural Resources Department

Chuck Page, Air Quality Specialist, Natural Resources Department

Patrick Pierre (Camas Prairie), Tribal Elder

Sadie Saloway (Elmo), Tribal Elder

Stephen SmallSalmon (Post Creek), Tribal Elder

Thompson Smith, Salish-Pend d'Oreille Culture Committee

Sarah Velk, Intern, University of Montana

Martin Zobel, Cartographer/Digitizer, Natural Resources Department

Climate Change Oversight Committee

Michael Durglo Jr., Environmental Director, Climate Change Planning Coordinator, Natural Resources Department

Whisper Camel-Means, Wildlife Biologist, Natural Resources Department

Kari Eneas, Wildlife Biologist, Natural Resources Department

Jim Durglo, Department Head, Forestry Department

Roian Matt, Educational Outreach Coordinator, Forestry Department

Tony Harwood, Division Manager, Forestry Department

Janet Camel, Economic Development and Planning

Dale Nelson, Disaster and Emergency Services

Chauncey Means, Natural Resources Department

Rick Everett, Forestry Department, Salish Kootenai College

Adrian Leighton, Forestry Department, Salish Kootenai College

Janene Lichtenberg, Wildlife and Fisheries Department, Salish Kootenai College

Anne Carlson, The Wilderness Society

Melly Reuling, Center for Large Landscape Conservation  

Kim Davitt, Roundtable on the Crown of the Continent

Caryn Miske, Flathead Basin Commission

Tabitha Graves, U. S. Geological Survey

Diana Hammer, MPH, MS Biomimicry, US Environmental Protection Agency Region 8, Montana Office

The Climate Change Planning Committee would like to give special thanks to the Tribal Elders for contributing their wisdom and guidance and to the Tribal Council for their leadership and for making this Climate Change Strategic Plan a priority.

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CSKT Natural Resources Department CKN June 30 2020

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  • 12/02/2020

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