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2019
March

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Environmental Youth Camp

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Environmental Youth Camp

TAP partnered with the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Environmental Youth Camp in March 2019 to teach Native youth about tribal efforts to support pollinators and how they could help. Kaya Deerinwater, Citizen Potawatomi Community Garden Coordinator led the group on field identification session to learn more about the uses of important cultural plants for Potawatomi people, with TAP providing technical information on how those plants also support pollinators.

January

Training workshop at the Euchee Butterfly Farm

TAP Coordinator Collin Spriggs, Kialegee Tribal Town Environmental Director Jennie Lillard, Choctaw Land Use Coordinator Jody House, Ponca Nation Department of Environmental Management Director Melissa Palma, Muscogee Creek Nation Conservationist Julie Norem and Pawnee Nation Seed Preservation Project Coordinator Kahheetah Barnoskie attend the January 2019 training workshop at the Euchee Butterfly Farm.

January

Hands-on Training Workshop

Hands-on Training Workshop

At the January 2019 hands-on training workshop for TAP at the Euchee Butterfly Farm, Rhonda Sellers, Ecological Resource Coordinator for the Chickasaw Nation Cultural Center, shows how to stratify native seeds to Ryan Herrod, Chair of the Wetumka Indian Community of the Muscogee Creek Nation.

2018
October

Greenhouse Management

Greenhouse Management

At the October 2018 TAP workshop at the Euchee Butterfly Farm, Thalia Miller, Chickasaw Nation Horticultural Director, leads a training session on greenhouse management

October

TAP seed collection training workshop

David Correll, Chickasaw Nation Horticultural Supervisor, discusses a plant identification with Joanne Ryan, Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge Education Specialist, and Andrew Gourd, Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma Land Coordinator, at the October 2018 TAP seed collection training workshop. The event was hosted on the lands of the Seneca-Cayuga Nation

October

Dr. Chip Taylor leads plant identification training

Dr. Chip Taylor leads plant identification training as a part of the October 2018 TAP seed collection training workshop hosted by the Seneca-Cayuga Nation.

September

Members of the Morris Indian Community

Members of the Morris Indian Community of the Muscogee Creek Nation install milkweed at a monarch habitat on their tribal land in partnership with TAP with assistance from Chickasaw Nation Ecological Resources Coordinator Rhonda Sellers in September 2018.

July

Monarch habitat

The Morris Indian Community of the Muscogee Creek Nation installed monarch habitat on their tribal land in partnership with TAP as a part of their summer youth wellness programming in July 2018

July

Unloading Asclepias viridis flats

Muscogee Creek Nation youth unloading Asclepias viridis flats from the Euchee Butterfly Farm to plant at the Morris Indian Community July 2018.

June

Install monarch and pollinator habitat

Students at the College of the Muscogee Nation partnered with TAP to install monarch and pollinator habitat on the college grounds in June 2018.

June

Asclepias viridis plants

Asclepias viridis plants being cultivated at the Euchee Butterfly Farm in June 2018

June

Transplantation from germination tray

Transplantation from germination tray

Dr. Chip Taylor demonstrating transplantation from germination tray to planting tray as a part of a hands-on training exercise at the June 2018 TAP workshop at the Euchee Butterfly Farm.

June

Planting Auger Workshop

Planting Auger Workshop

At the June 2018 TAP training workshop at the Euchee Butterfly Farm, attendees have hands-on practice with a planting auger under the supervision of Dr. Chip Taylor

May

Planting trays for Asclepias viridis

Youth from the language immersion program at the Yuchi Language Project prepare planting trays for Asclepias viridis in May 2018 at the Euchee Butterfly Farm.

May

Muscogee Creek Nation Youth Council

Muscogee Creek Nation Youth Council

In May 2018, the Muscogee Creek Nation Youth Council participated in a TAP training session at the Wetumka Indian Community Center on growing milkweed from seed.

April

Students from the language immersion program

Students from the language immersion program at the Yuchi Language Project assist with transplanting Asclepias viridis from germination trays to plant trays in April 2018 at the Euchee Butterfly Farm

April

Asclepias viridis

Asclepias viridis in production at the Euchee Butterfly Farm greenhouse in April 2018.

April

Native nectar seedling

Native nectar seedling

Native nectar seedling in production at the Euchee Butterfly Farm greenhouse in April 2018.

March

Native nectar plants

Native nectar plants in germination trays at the Euchee Butterfly Farm greenhouse in March 2018.

2017
October

Tribal staff of the Miami Nation

Tribal staff of the Miami Nation, Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Choctaw Nation, Osage Nation and Chickasaw Nation watch as David Correll, Chickasaw Nation Horticultural Supervisor, leads a training session on native plant seed cleaning at the Morris Indian Community Center in October 2017.

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