Presentation on theme: "1994 and 1862 Land Grant Institutions Working Together to Address IPM Issues on Tribal Lands Virgil Dupuis, George Godfrey, John Phillips and Susan Ratcliffe."— Presentation transcript:
1994 and 1862 Land Grant Institutions Working Together to Address IPM Issues on Tribal Lands Virgil Dupuis, George Godfrey, John Phillips and Susan Ratcliffe
Key Personnel Virgil Dupuis, Director of the Salish Kootenai College Extension Program George Godfrey, Consultant John Phillips, Executive Director of First Americans Land-Grant College and Organization Network Susan Ratcliffe, Director of the North Central Region Integrated Pest Management Center
Project Objectives Survey with tribal colleges, communities, nations, and other Tribal IPM groups and organizations. Develop strategic plan to increase IPM adoption on Tribal lands Conduct hands-on pilot training in IPM.
Survey Component Conduct a targeted needs assessment with key stakeholders to assess the following: – current educational resources and needs for IPM educational opportunities at 1994 Colleges, – current educational resources and needs for IPM in tribal nations.
Strategic Planning Session A task force will be convened to develop a strategic plan Use results of the needs assessment survey as guidance Session will be held in conjunction with the 6 th International IPM Symposium in Portland, OR on March 23, 2009
IPM Training Pilot Conduct training at two 1994 Tribal Colleges Evaluate pilot training for increase in knowledge of IPM Use follow-up assessments to determine successful adoption of IPM
Project Timeline Fall 2008 – Develop survey Winter 2008 – Distribute survey and summarize data – Identify strategic planning session participants Spring 2009 – Conduct strategic planning session – Develop content for pilot training projects
Project Timeline Summer 2009 – Conduct two pilot training projects at 1994 Tribal Colleges in cooperation with 1862 University partners Fall 2009 – Assess impact of project – Develop web site to document stakeholder identified priorities
Outcomes Assess current IPM programming and priorities involving: – 1994 Tribal Land Grant Colleges and Universities – 1862 Land Grant Universities – Federally-Recognized Tribal Nations – Federally-Recognized Tribes Extension Programs – Tribal Pesticide Program Council
Outcomes Foster collaboration to address the IPM needs on tribally held lands between: – 1994 and 1862 Land-Grant Colleges & Universities – First Americans Land-Grant College Organization and Network (FALCON) – Tribal Pesticide Program Council members and other Tribal representatives – Federally-Recognized Tribes Extension Program personnel – Federal and State governmental agency representatives
Outcomes Prioritize extension and educational IPM needs on Tribal lands and in Tribal communities. Develop and deliver programming to assist 1994 Tribal Land Grant and Extension personnel with teaching IPM practices to students, tribal communities, farmers, and land managers on Tribal lands.