Climate Change on Tribal Forests environmental summit meeting on May 21

Northwest Indian College is holding an environmental summit meeting from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, May 21, to address the impacts of climate change on tribal forests. Involved speakers and presenters will include tribal forest representatives, scientists, and educators from throughout the Pacific Northwest.

The purpose of this meeting is to:

  • Identify and discuss specific key issues that are central to climate change and tribal forestry.
  • Help Northwest Indian College and other tribal institutions determine what role they can play in addressing these issues, such as with curriculum and instruction, research and development of potential partnerships.
  • Help plan a conference on this topic for this fall.

For more information, contact Steve Pavlik, Native American Studies and Native Science faculty, at (360) 392-4307 or