U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution

Native Dispute Resolution Network

A network of American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and non-Native Environmental Conflict Resolution professionals experienced in supporting collaborative solutions to complex environmental, public/trust lands, and natural/cultural resources issues where Native communities and federal issues or interests are involved.

Network Member Expertise

Network members have expertise in a wide variety of issues involving American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and federal agencies or interests, including

  • Environmental planning;
  • Government-to-government consultation;
  • Policy development and implementation;
  • Actions under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA);
  • Actions involving Section 106 consultation under the National Historic Preservation Act that include traditional cultural property and/or sacred sites; and
  • Cases in litigation where an alternative dispute resolution process is being considered.

For assistance or information about the Network, please contact Lauren Nutter at nativenetwork@ecr.gov or (202) 540-1040.