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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. 



Join Families for a Liveable Climate on April 14th and 15th in Missoula, MT for this fantastic environmental leadership workshop.  The event is free and focused on teens aged 14-18.  The workshop will focus on teaching young people to meaningfully advocate for change with climate-related issues.

The Youth Climate Leadership workshop is facilitated by Families for a Liveable Climate and Home ReSource.  It will take place from 10 am to 3 pm at the Home ReSource Community Room, 1515 Wyoming St, Missoula.



On April 21st 2023, CSKT will be hosting their annual Earth Day event at the Salish Kootenai College in Pablo, MT.  The event will feature presentations on the CSKT Climate Change Strategic Plan, storytelling, a wide range of booths to explore on different types of climate action, and more.  Further details on the event will be available soon.

The Earth Day event will take place at Salish Kootenai College in Pablo, MT from 9 AM – 6 PM on April 21st, 2023.

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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...

How Much More? A poem on sea level rise in Hawaiʻi

How Much More? A poem on sea level rise in Hawaiʻi

Photo, above: Shorecasting for ulua (giant trevally), East Oʻahu. Easily weighing over 100 lbs and regarded for their strength and elusiveness, ulua fishing as cultural practice and community building continues to connect lawaiʻa to each other and the coastlines that...

Discussing Drought in Nevada with Robin Smuda

Discussing Drought in Nevada with Robin Smuda

Writing for People, Writing for land For Native Climate reporter intern Robin Smuda, the story of climate change in Northern Nevada is about more than just rising temperatures and decreasing precipitation.  It’s also the story of human events: the loss of Washoe...

Building Capacity: Native Climate Focus Areas

Greenhouse at Salish Kootenai College


Identifying climate needs of Native American farmers and ranchers

Climate projection image

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