PIT RIVER TRIBE ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS OFFICE (PRTEPO)
Pit River Tribe Environmental Programs Office (PRTEPO), mission is to protect the lands, air and water resources for the benefit of current and future generations of Pit River tribal members.
PRTEPO staff utilize science, and environmental policy and regulation for the purposes of enhancing tribal sovereignty and expanding environmental regulatory authority of the Tribe to promote and protect these resources within the jurisdiction of the Pit River Tribe.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION & PLANNING PROGRAM AREAS
- Inter-agency Coordination and Cross-jurisdictional Watershed Planning
- Tribal Capacity Development
- Geo-spatial Technology Information Management and Mapping
- Ecological Restoration & Research
- Water Quality Monitoring of Tribal Surface Waters within Reservation boundaries. Including Benthic Macro-invertebrate sampling and analysis.
- Tribal Youth Science Education
- Water Resources Planning
- Native Plant Greenhouse
- Community Gardens
- Alternative Energy Planning
SURFACE WATER QUALITY MONITORING
WATER PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS
- Tribal Environmental Plan Development (2016).
- S. EPA Approved Quality Assurance Project Plan (QAPP) for Tribal Surface Water Monitoring (2012).
- S. EPA Approved Quality Assurance Project Plan (QAPP) for sampling Benthic Marco-Invertebrate Sampling (2013).
- S. EPA Approved Quality Assurance Project Plan (QAPP) for Groundwater Monitoring (2014).
U.S. EPA Approved Quality Assurance Project Plan (QAPP) for sampling Cyano-Bacteria to determine toxicity and implement protection measure for tribal and non-tribal communities (2015).
ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM MANAGEMENT TEAM
Marissa Fierro, Program Director
Office: (530) 335-1118
Fax: (530) 335-4493
Gregory Wolfin, Environmental Specialist
Office: (530) 335-5421 Ext: # 1504
Fax: (530) 335-4493
Pit River Tribe
Environmental Programs Office
36970 Park Avenue Burney, CA 96013