Burns Paiute Tribe

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WELCOME

Hello and welcome to the Natural Resources page.  We will be posting periodically, so please check back for updates.

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Our Mission

The Burns Paiute Natural Resources Department was created to protect and enhance fish and wildlife, to prevent further resource losses that impact traditional land uses, to ensure environmental standards on the reservation are met, and to provide training and employment opportunities for Burns Paiute Tribal Members.

Our Current Projects

-Logan Valley Wildlife Mitigation
-Malheur River Wildlife Mitigation at Jones
-Native Fish Research
-Brook Trout Suppression
-Salmon Feasibility Study
-Pictures

Contact us

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact any of our staff. Our office is open to tribal members and the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, with the exception of federal holidays.

 100 Pasigo St
 Burns, OR  

Fax: 541-573-7806

Staff 

 Natural Resources Director Jason Kesling  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  541-573-8087
 Environmental Manager Jason Fenton  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  541-573-8020
 Wildlife Program Manager Kyle Heinrick  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  541-573-8086
 Fisheries Program Manager Erica Maltz  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  541-573-8088
 Fish and Wildlife Biologist Brandon Haslick  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  541-573-8084
 Fish Biologist Kris Crowley  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  541-573-8083
 Environmental Technician Andrew Beers  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  541-573-8022

Directions

From 395 southbound toward Burns:  Turn right at junction of HWY 395 and 20 towards Burns.  As you enter town, you will pass a park with playground equipment on your right.  Take the next immediate right onto Foley Road.  Go about a 1.3 mile until the road forks.  Proceed straight through fork. Our office is about 149 yards on the left.

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Links

Link to Malheur River Subbasin Management Plan (2004)

Link to OPBS video on historic use of Logan Valley by Burns Paiute Tribe