Environmental Services

Mission Statement

We will respect, honor and care for mother Earth and her families, keeping the next seven generations in mind. We will provide quality environmental services through a professional atmosphere, well-trained staff and empirical data collection. We will actively participate in local, regional, and national environmental decision making processes affecting Indian Country.  We will develop and implement ordinances and polices that will ensure the protection of all our natural resources. We will continue to be diligent, honest, and accountable while making a positive difference regarding environmental issues.

June 22, 2001

Priority Climate Action Plan (PCAP)

Catalyst Partners and the Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians (LTBB) have partnered to create a report that meshes goals of LTBB’s Climate Emergency Action Plan Resolution with an implementable plan for the EPA’s Climate Pollution Reduction Grant. For the Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians (LTBB), costs are not the most important aspect of their carbon emissions: sustainable practices for the planet are. This is why LTBB has been striving toward more sustainable practices as a Tribe since 2005 and has goals to achieve zero net carbon in the near future. After taking the steps to understand where the emissions of the LTBB are coming from, Catalyst Partners was able to define opportunities to reduce those emissions. In addition to meeting LTBB’s carbon goals, reducing emissions can save both energy and operational costs.


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