Agricultural Resource Management Plan

The Wind River Indian Reservation Agricultural Resource Management Plan was approved by the Wind River Reservation Inter-Tribal Council on June 13th, 2018.
 

-View the approved draft plan here-

 

 

 

The Future of the Wind River Indian Reservation

The Growth of Agriculture

 

 

Help Strengthen the Future of our Tribes' Agriculture and Natural Resources!

 

 

Vision: 

A viable, self-directed and sustainable agricultural economy

that enhances the education, health, natural resources,

traditions and culture of our native people.

 

 

Purpose:

Provide direction fo agricultural development for now and into the future.

 

Planning Process:

  • Determine the major issues on the Wind River Reservation regarding agriculture.

  • Organize issues into topics and determine what broad statements can be made about the topics.

  • Create methods to address the issues.

  • Identify agricultural policy options to determine their feasibility.

  • Select feasible policies to agricultural development.

  • Present the plan to the Reservation.

  • Implement the plan.

 

Time Frame:

Task 1. Select topics to be addressed- 9 months

Task 2. Determine goals- 4 months

Task 3. Select objectives- 4 months

Task 4. Collect data on ag- 8 months

Task 5. Identify policies- 4 months

Task 6. Determine policy feasibility- 6 months

Task 7. Get policies approved- 4 months

Task 8. Get Plan approved- 4 months

 

Topics to be covered in ARMP:

Land Management

Land Leasing

Land Productivity

Irrigation System

Water Storage and Distribution

Cropland Productivity

Grazing Leases

Agricultural Product Marketing

Food Production for Home, for Market

Traditional Crops/Plants

Future Farmers and Sustainability

 

Tribal Resources

Land - Water - Wildlife

 

This includes your voice & ideas