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DOE Announces Up To $11.5 Million Available for Energy Infrastructure Deployment on Tribal Lands

by nlc-admin | February 22, 2018

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $11.5 million in new funding to deploy energy infrastructure on tribal lands. This funding through the Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs will support Native American and Alaska Native communities interested in harnessing their vast undeveloped energy resources. This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) […]

Webinars about Integrated Pest Management in Schools

by nlc-admin | February 15, 2018

The EPA PM Center webinar on Kissing Bugs and Chagas Disease was held February 13, 2018.  Chagas is increasing in importance in the US, southern States. If you missed it, please find as attached the slides. The webinar will be posted at the EPA IPM Center web site in the future at https://www.epa.gov/managing-pests-schools/webinars-about-integrated-pest-management-schools.

Native American Political Leadership Program Scholarship Opportunity for College and Graduate Students

by nlc-admin | February 14, 2018

Scholarship Opportunity for College and Graduate Students   Check out the scholarship opportunity for college and graduate students below to learn more about federal policy and politics in Washington D.C.  The deadline for this amazing scholarship opportunity for Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students has been extended to March 1!     The George Washington […]

Brown Recluse: Pest Management Tips for the Spider That’s Not as Common as You Think

by nlc-admin | February 6, 2018

The brown recluse (Loxosceles reclusa) is indeed one of the few spiders that can bite a human, potentially resulting in serious tissue damage or even death…But, the brown recluse is also frequently misattributed as the cause of a variety of unrelated medical conditions, especially in locations far outside its known range…The guide reviews existing research […]

New CDC Study Acute Illnesses and Injuries Related to Total Release Foggers

by nlc-admin | February 6, 2018

The CDC has just released a new study or reported human illnesses associated with Total Release Fogger misuse. The study is linked below. “…TRF-related illness were evaluated for the period 2007–2015. A total of 3,222 TRF-related illnesses were identified in 10 participating states,… No statistically significant decline in the overall TRF-illness incidence rate was found. […]