Land Use Department.

The Fort Hall Reservation was set aside, pursuant to treaty with the United States, as a home in perpetuity for the members of The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes. The lands and natural resources within the outer confines of the Fort Hall Indian Reservation are important because it directly contributes to the peace, safety, morals and general welfare for all Reservation residents. The Tribal Land Use Department oversees and administers the use and control of Reservation lands.


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Land Use Programs.

Agricultural Resource Management (ARM) Program.

The Agricultural Resource Management Program provides oversight, education and technical support relating to agriculture on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation. Currently, the ARM program has administrative responsibility for all leased farmland, the Agricultural Environmental Compliance Program, the Conservation Reserve Program, the Noxious Weed Control Program and the Mosquito Abatement Program.


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Air Quality Program.

The Tribal Air Quality Program works to protect the air quality of the Fort Hall Indian Reservation and protect and preserve the health and welfare of the Fort Hall Reservation community and its residents. The program monitors, issues permits, inspects the various air pollution sources, for existing or proposed facilities, on and off-reservation.



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Environmental Waste Program.

The Environmental Waste Management Program (EWMP) provides comprehensive oversight and administration for environmental programs on Reservation, including: Solid Waste, Brownfields, Underground Storage Tanks, Comprehensive Environmental Response and Liability Act (CERCLA) or (Superfund) sites, and other hazardous waste.


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Planning and Housing Opportunities Program.

The Tribal Planning Department provides proactive planning services for the Tribes to achieve sustainable growth, social and economic development for the Tribes.



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Solid Waste Program.

The Tribal Solid Waste Program provides a community service to collect and dispose of solid waste materials, primarily residential/household waste. It operates in three districts, Bannock Creek, Lincoln Creek and Fort Hall.



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Our Thoughts on Climate Change.


The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are already experiencing the impacts of climate change on their natural resources, landscapes, and people. By engaging in efforts to identify adaptation strategies and actions to minimize the negative effects of climate change, the Tribes have demonstrated their continued commitment to protecting their vital natural resources. The Tribes will continue to implement projects across landscapes in the near term and utilize the information in this report to plan long-term strategies and projects to build resilience. These efforts, will help ensure that culturally significant natural resources are preserved for future generations.

Program Contacts .

Travis Stone
Land Use Director
tstone@sbtribes.com

Main Office Line : (208)239-4500
P.O. Box 306
Fort Hall, ID 83203


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Preston Buckskin
ARM Program Manager
prbuckskin@sbtribes.com
Lori Howell
Air Quality Program Manager
lhowell@sbtribes.com
Kelly Wright Environmental Waste Program Manager kwright@sbtribes.com
Wyatt Petersen
GIS & Mapping Program
wpetersen@sbtribes.com

 

Mark Wadsworth
Range Program Manager
mwadsworth@sbtribes.com
Alonzo Coby
Planning Department Manager
acoby@sbtribes.com

 

Jim Cutler
Solid Waste Program Manager
jcutler@sbtribes.com

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Travis Stone
Land Use Director
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P.O. Box 306
Fort Hall, ID 83203


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Our Land, Our Future.

The preservation of the agricultural land base and the natural resources located thereon is the life blood of the reservation and is paramount to the inhabitants.