Lands and Wildlife Program

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Lands and Wildlife Program

The Tribe’s Lands and Wildlife program has responsibility for monitoring the numbers and health of wildlife species, setting population conservation and management objectives, while providing historical use opportunities to Tribal members by regulating harvest of game animals on Tribal lands. Activities also include working partnerships with Federal, State and local agency on wildlife and habitat restoration project throughout the Cow Creek Indians Tribes ancestral territory. These contributions are vital to ensuring that all natural and cultural resources are managed in a sustainable, well-balanced manner that reflects the ecological, cultural, and economic priorities of the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians.

Our work includes:

  • Management of wildlife
  • Hunting Programs
  • Habitat and restoration improvement projects
  • Invasive weed control
  • Fuels reduction
  • Timber land harvest assistance
  • Control of wildlife damage to agricultural lands

Tribal Hunting

Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians regulates all hunting on Tribal lands and at this time offers these listed below to Tribal members:

  • Roosevelt Elk
  • Black tail Deer
  • Waterfowl

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For more information, contact Scott Van Norman, Wildlife Specialist, at 541.677.5575