2 bears in waterfallThe Branch of Natural Resources has several programs including:

The Branch of Natural Resources provides direct services for these programs for most of the tribes within the Cook Inlet, Koniag, and Ahtna management units. Natural Resources can provide technical assistance to tribes on all aspects of its programs.

The BIA Natural Resources General Tribal Priority Allocation (TPA) program funding is typically used for the administration of these other natural resources programs.

If you have any questions about Natural Resources, please contact:

Keith Kahklen, Natural Resources Manager, keith.kahklen@bia.gov or (907) 586-7618

Some of the Natural Resources programs are implemented and are regulated by 25 CFR 163 (Forestry) and 243 (Alaska Reindeer).