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The Native Climate Working Group (NCWG) is a monthly virtual forum for Tribal Extension leaders, agriculture producers, youth educators, and federal agency partners.


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Native Climate Working Group

Native Climate Working Group (NCWG) is a forum for Tribal Extension leaders, agriculture producers, and youth educators to come together with federal agency partners to learn about seasonal and long-term climate trends and to discuss how climate extremes are impacting Tribal agriculture, economies, and well-being.

The NCWG is hosted by Native Climate and meets on the third Tuesday of every month on Zoom at 10 AM PT. 



The University of Nevada, Reno Extension would like to welcome you to participate in our first Nevada Tribal Food Summit at the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe. The agenda will focus on several speakers that are growing local food and working within local food systems and food sovereignty projects. There are 30 scholarships with dorm rooms available for the summit sponsored by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for Nevada Tribes and tribal members.

The Tahoe Tribal Food Summit will take place from May 31 to June 1 from 10 am to 4 pm at the 999 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, Incline Village, NV 89451 1 4-H Road Stateline, NV 89449.  Please visit the Eventbrite for more information (linked below)



Discover Your Path! American Indian/Alaska Native Summer Camp

Discover Your Path! is a camp for high school aged students who want to explore different degrees and opportunities.  The camp will be at the 4-H camp in beautiful Lake Tahoe.  Students will have three full days of hands on activities emphasizing college preparation. They will learn about various programs, funding opportunities, and build a support network which will help with preparation for college.

The Tribal Students Summer Camp will take place from July 31st-August 1st, 2023, at the 4-H camp in Lake Tahoe.  Cost for the event is $180, which includes lodging, food, and t-shirt for students.


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Seek Me, You Two, and Find Me

Seek Me, You Two, and Find Me

Author's note: This piece explores the intersection of culture with climate and disease ecology within high-elevation wet Hawaiian forests and the resident endemic birds. I wanted to explore what happens when these creatures, who are spiritual and cultural entities...

Building Capacity: Native Climate Focus Areas

Greenhouse at Salish Kootenai College


Identifying climate needs of Native American farmers and ranchers

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Climate Data

Enhancing climate monitoring and data services on Tribal lands

Group standing near edge of cliff on Navajo reservation

K-12 Education

Creating place-based climate modules for Native teachers