Tribal Climate Change Profile: Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians July 2013 Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians: Climate Change and Environmental Management Programs

Tribal Profiles
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NGO, Tribal Entity

Concerned about the effects of climate change on their homeland and surrounding environment, the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians have taken numerous steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address the impacts of climate change on tribal peoples, land, and resources. This profile describes the climate change programs implemented by the Santa Ynez Chumash Environmental Office and the Chumash Casino Resort to address climate change adaptation and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

habitat management, tribal profile, greenhouse gas emissions, climate adaptation
Contact Information: 
Kelly Schmandt, Santa Ynez Chumash Environmental Office, Environmental Management Specialist,