Department of Natural Resources

contact

Phone: (360) 273-5911
Email: cdnr@chehalistribe.org

location

420 Howanut Rd
Oakville, WA 98568

hours

Monday - Friday
8 AM - 4 PM

meet the team

Mark White
Harry Pickernell
Charlotte Lopez
Keith Kramer
Glen Connelly

  • Fisheries
  • Realty Program
  • Water Resources Program
  • Environmental Program
  • GIS Program
  • Forestry Program
  • Flood Program

Mission

Effectively manage the physical and cultural qualities of the air, water, earth, plants and wildlife, both on and off reservation, for the people of the Chehalis Tribes.

Programs

  • Realty Program - Keith Kramer
    • Assist tribal members with Trust Property issues
    • Real estate analysis and acquisition for Tribal Government
    • Manages Tribal rental home program
  • Water Resources Program - Harry Pickernell
    • Surface water quality monitoring
    • Department of Ecology accredited laboratory
    • Ground water monitoring
    • EPA certified laboratory
  • Environmental Program - Glen Connelly
    • Environmental assessment of projects in the basin
    • Tribal Air Quality Program
    • Burn permit program
    • Watershed planning
  • GIS Program - Mark White
    • Natural resource mapping and analysis
  • Forestry Program - Mark White
    • Timber harvest planning
    • Silviculture
    • Firewood Gathering Permits
    • Cultural Gathering Permits
  • Flood Program - Glen Connelly
    • Basin wide flood planning
    • Flood mitigation projects