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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.
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.
Hands-on Training Workshop
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Asclepias viridis plants
Asclepias viridis plants being cultivated at the Euchee Butterfly Farm in June 2018
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.
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
Asclepias viridis in production at the Euchee Butterfly Farm greenhouse in April 2018.
Native nectar plants
Native nectar plants in germination trays at the Euchee Butterfly Farm greenhouse in March 2018.
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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