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Tribal ecoAmbassadors Program

EPA's Tribal ecoAmbassadors Program partners EPA scientists with Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU) professors to address environmental problems. The Tribal ecoAmbassadors Program has given more than 150 TCU students the opportunity to work directly with their professors and EPA scientists.


2015-2016 Tribal ecoAmbassadors

  • Dr. Daniel Wildcat
    Food Waste Reduction and Landscaping and Habitat Restoration Initiatives
  • Institute of American Indian Arts – Dr. Annie McDonnell
    Creativity and Climate Resilience at the Institute of American Indian Arts
  • Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College – Dr. Andrew Kozich
    Monitoring of Water Temperature Trends in Focal Coldwater Fish Habitats of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community
  • Northwest Indian College – Dr. Ane Berrett
    Peoples and Plants Together in Wellness
  • Salish Kootenai College – Dr. Jesse Stine
    Arsenic on Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Land
  • Turtle Mountain Community College – Dr. Deborah Hunter
    Water Quality and Abnormal Leech Present in Waterbodies Located on the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians Reservation

Press Releases, Stories, and Videos

Students in a lab testing mollusks for biotoxins.Students at Northwest Indian College test mollusks for biotoxins.