Mission:

Effectively manage the physical and cultural qualities of the air, water, earth, plants and wildlife, both on and off reservation, for the people of the Chehalis Tribes.

Programs:

  • Community Outreach – Sarah Myer
    • Park Passes
    • Notary Services
  • Environmental Program – Colleen Suter
    • Environmental Assessments
    • Tribal Air Quality Program
    • Water Quality Program
    • Burn Permits
    • Watershed Planning
    • Conservation and Restoration Program
    • Habitat and Fisheries Research
  • Flood Program – Glen Connelly
    • Chehalis Basin Strategy Participation
    • Basin wide flood planning
    • Flood mitigation Projects
  • GIS Program – Alejandro Licea
  • Forestry Program – Wayne Barr
    • Firewood Permits
  • Fisheries Program – Shawn Ortivez
    • Fisheries Management
    • Fish Buying and Selling
    • Endangered Species Protection
    • Community Fish Cooks
    • Wildlife Management
    • Hatchery Operations

Contact:

(360) 273-5911

Email: cdnr@chehalistribe.org

Location:

420 Howanut Rd
Oakville, WA 98568

Hours:

Monday – Friday
8 AM – 4 PM

Meet the team:

• Glen Connelly, Director
• Sarah Myer, Administrative Assistant
• Colleen Suter, Environmental Programs Manager
• Rickie Marion, Water Quality Coordinator
• Alejandro Licea, GIS Coordinator
• Wayne Barr, Forestry and Land Specialist
• Benjamin Amidon, Restoration Coordinator
• Kyle Gulbranson, Fisheries Research Specialist
• Kirsten Harma, Watershed Coordinator for the Chehalis Basin

Fisheries

• Shawn Ortivez, Manager
• Sheena “Bette” Tanner, Hatchery Technician
• Hope Rieden, Fish & Wildlife Biologist
• Hector Canales Jr., Fish & Wildlife Technician
• Todd Delameter, Fish & Wildlife Technician
• Anthony Youckton Sr., Fish & Wildlife Technician

VISION STATEMENT

To be a thriving,
self-sufficient,
sovereign people,
honoring our past
and serving current
and future generations.

Location

420 Howanut Rd
P.O. Box 536
Oakville, WA 98568

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The Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation

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