Department of Natural Resources



Cultural Resources Protection Program    phone (541) 276-3447

The CRPP protects and preserves cultural resources for future generations by learning from the past and seeking opportunities in the present for direct tribal involvement and participation in cultural resources management.


Environmental Planning and Rights Protection phone (541) 276-3447

EPRP is responsible for protecting and restoring aboriginal and Treaty-reserved resources on the Reservation and Ceded Lands.


Fisheries phone (541) 276-3447

Fisheries is responsible for co-managing with state and federal agencies fisheries resources on the mainstem Columbia and Snake Rivers and tributaries for use by Tribal members. Their activities include fish and habitat research, protection, harvesting, transportation and artificial production for the anadromous fisheries in these waters.

Fisheries provides staff assistance to the Fish and Wildlife Committee. Also, the fisheries program staffs a field office in LaGrande, Oregon, that performs research under the Lower Snake River Compensation Plan.


Water Resources phone (541) 276-3447

Water Resources is responsible for protecting and managing water resources on the Umatilla Reservation. Their activities include developing policies and regulations for ground and surface water use and issuing permits for water withdrawals. Staff provides assistance to the Tribal Water Committee.


Wildlife phone (541) 276-3447

This program is responsible for co-managing wildlife on Reservation and Ceded Lands. Their activities include wildlife and habitat research and protection, determining acceptable game harvesting levels, wildlife mitigation and wetlands protection. Staff provides assistance to the Fish and Wildlife Committee.



Purchase native plants
for your restoration projects





Salmon Walk -- our annual fundraiser event that includes cycling, walking/running, childrens events, etc.



CTUIR Hunting and Fishing information and natural resources statistics


March 2012 -- Umatilla River Vision

March 2012 -- Columbia Basin Fish Accords MOA



Fish counts for the Umatilla River

Fish counts for the Walla Walla River



CTUIR Hunting Regulations

Bison Hunt Application

Treaty Harvest Regulations and Protocols for Bison

Rocky Mountain Goat / Bighorn Sheep Hunt Procedures and Deadlines

Bighorn Sheep AND Rocky Mountain Goat Subsistence Hunting Applications


Zone 6 Columbia River Fisheries Regulations

Zone 6 Columbia River Commercial Gillnet Fishery

Tributary Fishing Regulations



Request to Receive Fish for Ceremonial Purposes

Section C Member Special Hunting Permit Application




Non-Indian Upland Game Bird & Waterfowl Hunting Regs -- regulations for non-Indian bird hunting on the Umatilla Indian Reservation

Non-Indian Fishing Synopsis -- regulations for non-Indian fishing on the Umatilla Indian Reservation

Wanaket Wildlife Area - general info and hunting regulations



Upland Bird and Waterfowl Hunting Map

Downloadable Maps from the CTUIR Geographic Information Systems Program



Comprehensive Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation Plan for Umatilla Subbasin Summer Steelhead and Chinook Salmon CTUIR and ODFW – January, 2006

Grand Ronde Subbasin Progress Report 2002-03

Longley Meadows Restoration Project - 2004 Project Report

Longley Meadows / Lower Perry Bridge monitoring report

Longley Meadows Daubenmire and Shrub Intercept Survey Report

McCoy Creek Data (Excel spreadsheet)

Meadow Creek Data (Excel spreadsheet)

CTUIR's Fresh Water Mussel Project

Natural Resources Research Data


Salmon Restoration


Bison Cookbook - published by the Inter-Tribal Bison Cooperative



To contact the Dept. of Natural Resources...

by mail: 46411 Timine Way, Pendleton, OR 97801

for parcel deliveries: 46411 Timine Way, Pendleton, OR 97801

by phone: 541-276-3447

by FAX: 541-276-3447



CTUIR Employee Directory (by department, with employee names/titles, in PDF format)

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