A unique collaboration between a Klamath youth leadership development program and U.S. government researchers has won the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Partners in Conservation award for its use of traditional knowledge in conjunction with modern science.
The Klamath Tribal Leadership Development for Integrative Science and Traditional Ecological Knowledge Program, operating in northern California and southern Oregon, was one of just four recipients working with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Klamath Tribes said in a media release. The partnership was one of 20 recipients overall out of groups working with various federal agencies on environmental conservation and won for its work in habitat restoration and the implications for fisheries management...
ICT Staff. "Klamath Youth Program Melding Science and Traditional Knowledge Wins National Award." Indian Country Today. January 27, 2014. Article. (https://ictnews.org/archive/klamath-youth-program-melding-science-and-traditional-knowledge-wins-national-award/, accessed August 1, 2023)