Tribal Collaboration in IRWM: Challenges, Solutions, and Recommendations
Official Report of the Integrated Regional Water
Management (IRWM) Tribal Collaboration Effectiveness Study
to the Department of Water Resources, IRWM Division
CIEA was a collaborative partner and a member of the Research Team. This study outlines the issues within the IRWM program regionally and areas within the program administered by the Department of Water Resources.
North Coast IRWMP
If you are a representative or staff of a California Tribe in the North Coast Region we are preparing for technical assistance to prepare Tribes for project submissions to the North Coast Resource Partnership following the next round of IRWMP guidelines or drought guidelines should they be announced.
For more information you can contact CIEA directly or one of the follwoing North Coast District Coordinators:
- North: Earl Crosby, Karuk Watershed Department, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Central: Javier Silva, Sherwood Valley Tribal Environmental Program, email@example.com
- South: Cynthia Naha, Kashia Band of Pomo Indians, Stewarts Point Rancheria, Cynthia@stewartspoint.org
- Tribal Engagement Coordinator: Sherri Norris, California Indian Environmental Alliance, firstname.lastname@example.org
To learn more visit the North Coast Resource Partnership (NCRP) website: http://www.northcoastirwmp.net/ It is highly recommended that you sign up on the website, to receive announcements regarding funding opportunities, regional/local events, North Coast News and providing input into the North Coast IRWM Plan. To sign up, click on ‘You are Invited to Participate’ in the upper left hand corner of the home page.
Statewide Mercury Program- State Water Resources Control Board
Statewide Reservoir & Lakes Program: Jerry Bruns, Environmental PRogram Manager, Central Valley Regional Water Board (916)464-4831
Statewide Fish Tissue Objective: Rik Rasmussen, Chief of the Mercury TMDL Unit, Planning, Standards, and Implementation Unit, State Water Board (916) 341-5549
Tribal Fish Consumption Survery: To understand California Tribes’ Use of Fish to Support Development of Protective Water Quality Standards: Fraser Shilling, Ph.D. Department of Environmental Science & Policy University of California, Davis, 530-752-7859
On the right side of the page there is link to sign up for SWRCB emails.
To find our more about CIEA’s programs or ways that you can get involved visit our Self-Advocacy Page.