bureau of indian affairs l.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Bureau of Indian Affairs PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Bureau of Indian Affairs

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 58

Bureau of Indian Affairs - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 332 Views
  • Uploaded on

Bureau of Indian Affairs. Evolution of the BIA. Established 1824 (oldest agency in the USDI)

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

Bureau of Indian Affairs


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    Presentation Transcript
    1. Bureau of Indian Affairs

    2. Evolution of the BIA • Established 1824 (oldest agency in the USDI) • Mission: “To enhance the quality of life, to promote economic opportunity, and to carry out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indians, Indian tribes, and Alaska Natives."

    3. What the BIA does… • Manages 66 million acres of land • 52.7 million acres are reservation land (jointly managed) • Liason between US Gov’t and 562 tribes • Provides educational services to 46,000 Indian children • Encourages economic development through tourism/recreation

    4. Recreational opportunities • Hunting (~ 300,000 visitor days annually) • Fishing (~800,000 visitor days) • Museums & other attractions • Lodges, Hotels, Campgrounds • Casinos

    5. Kee-Na-Ta Resort & Casino Warm Springs Reservation, Oregon

    6. Skywalk, West Rim Grand Canyon, AZ Hualapai Indian Nation

    7. Chena Indian Village (Athabascan), Fairbanks, AK

    8. Questions about BIA?

    9. Water-related Recreation Providers

    10. Four agencies involved in water-based recreation • Tennessee Valley Authority • Bureau of Reclamation • Army Corps of Engineers • Sea Grant

    11. Federal Water Project Recreation Act of 1965 Ordered reservoir-managing agencies to provide recreation. • Tennessee Valley Authority • Bureau of Reclamation • Army Corps of Engineers

    12. Tennessee Valley Authority • A regional development agency that: • is the largest public power company in the United States, • manages the Tennessee River watershed, • fosters economic development in the Tennessee Valley Area.

    13. 293,000 acres managed

    14. Creation of TVA • Created in 1933

    15. TVA Recreation Areas • Manages about 100 recreation areas, campgrounds, & boat launch sites in 49 dams & reservoirs http://www.tva.gov/sites/sites_ie2.htm

    16. Recreation Areas Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area (formerly TVA – now FS) http://www.lbl.org/Home.html

    17. TVA Recreation Areas • Ocoee River Gorge 1996 Olympic whitewater kayak course • Ocoee River whitewater rafting area - 200,000 visitors per year

    18. Cedar Reservoir, TN – fishing and boating

    19. Kentucky Reservoir, KY – fishing and boating

    20. Norris Reservoir, TN – fishing, boating, trail system

    21. Wilson Reservoir, AL – fishing, boating, hiking, visitor center

    22. Questions about TVA?

    23. USDI Bureau of Reclamation • Second largest producer of hydropower in the U. S. • Largest water supplier in US.

    24. Establishment of BR National Reclamation Act of 1902 Authorized the Secretary of the Interior to develop hydropower and irrigation projects in 17 western states. Hoover Dam turbines

    25. Reclamation sites are located in 17 western & mid-western states.

    26. Recreation at BR sites • Manages 8 National Recreation Areas • Constructed over 600 reservoir sites • Manages 348 reservoirs (most permit recreation) • Recreation sites are frequently managed by other government agencies after construction • 90 Million visitors/year

    27. Recreational Facilities • Visitor centers and guided tours at major dam facilities. Hoover Dam

    28. Recreational Activities • Water-based recreation Waterskiing on Lake Mead, Nevada.

    29. Black Canyon Dam, ID 1,100 acre reservoir

    30. Altus Lake and Dam, OK Boating Fishing Hiking ATV use Interpretation

    31. Questions about BR?

    32. Army Corps of Engineers • Fifth largest electrical supplier in the US. • Largest hydropower supplier in the US. Lake Sonoma, CA.

    33. Mission • Constructing and managing water control facilities. • Constructing military facilities for the U.S. Army. Military construction

    34. Creation of USACE • Bunker Hill fortifications built in 1775 by first Chief Engineer. • Constructed West Point Military Academy in 1802. Managed it until 1866. Bunker Hill

    35. USACE Regions (8)

    36. Sonoma Lake, CA

    37. Sonoma Lake, CA

    38. Sonoma Lake, CA • Campgrounds Campground at Sonoma Lake, CA

    39. Sonoma Lake, CA • Hiking trails Sonoma Lake trail system

    40. Sonoma Lake, CA Views from trails.

    41. Upper Mississippi River Manages 13 locks & dams in MN, WI, & IA Purposes: Navigation (commercial & recreational), flood control, wildlife management

    42. Upper Mississippi River

    43. Upper Mississippi River Lock control building

    44. Upper Mississippi River Dredge boat “William A. Thompson” and relocation of dredged materials

    45. Upper Mississippi River Guttenberg waterfowl ponds at Lock 10 (Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge, IA)

    46. Upper Mississippi River Forest management in 28,000 acres of shoreline.

    47. Questions about USACE?

    48. National Sea Grant College Program Mission: • Conduct coastal research • Educate public about coastal issues SG is NOT a land manager NOAA Research Vessel

    49. National Sea Grant CollegeProgram Act of 1966 • Established a Sea Grant program in each coastal state. • National administration by NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) • State administration at state’s land grant college.