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Our Accomplishments

Below are several examples of ITC's remarkable accomplishments, accrued over 30 years with a tremendous effect on the lives of thousands of people:

  • Contributed significantly to Public Law 101-630, Title III, The National Indian Forest Resources Management Act, enacted November 28, 1990.

  • Contributed significantly to Public Law 108-278, Tribal Forest Protection Act, enacted July 22, 2004

  • Worked with the U.S. Forest Service to establish the Office of Tribal Relations under the USDA Forest Service, State and Private Forestry Division.

  • Facilitated the completion of the Indian Forest Management Assessment Report – 1993 and 2003, an independent Congressionally mandated report on the status of Indian forests and forestry.

  • Awarded over $300,000 in Truman D. Picard scholarships to more than 181 Native Americans seeking degrees in natural resources.

  • Received the 1990 Conservation Service Award from the Secretary of the Interior for outstanding contributions to the improvement of the Indian Forestry Program.

  • Produced videos promoting Indian forestry with the University of Washington in 2007 and 2008.

  • Contributed to developing fire business development courses with the U.S. Forest Service.