The mission of the Division of Environmental Services and Cultural Resources Management is to work with Tribes to protect, develop, manage and enhance American Indian and Alaska Native environmental, cultural and historical resources by providing technical assistance, service and support to Tribes and administering federal laws and regulations.
Who We Serve
The Division of Environmental Services and Cultural Resources Management (DESCRM) partners with Tribes to ensure that their environmental, cultural, and historical resources are served and protected by federal laws and regulations, such as the National Environmental Policy Act, the National Historic Preservation Act, the Archeological Resources Protection Act, and the Native American Graves and Repatriation Act.
DESCRM also provides advice and technical assistance throughout Indian Affairs and the federal government to support environmental management and review, cultural resources management, climate justice, and tribal climate preparedness and resilience.
Services We Provide
About the Division of Environmental Services and Cultural Resources Management
DESCRM provides leadership, guidance, policy and support for the protection of environmental, cultural and historical resources, working with federal, state, and Tribal governments to ensure compliance with environmental law on Indian trust lands, restricted lands and federal facilities owned or operated by Indian Affairs.
DESCRM includes three branches: the Branch of Cultural Resources Management, the Branch of Environmental Services, and the Branch of Tribal Climate Resilience.
Central Office Staff
Wenona Wilson / Chief, Division of Environmental Services and Cultural Resources Management
Stephen Scott Haskie / Staff Assistant
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- Office Phone: (505) 563-3312