Tuesday July 26, 2016
3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. EDT
This webinar will be conducted via a web conference and audio link. Instructions for accessing the web conference will be sent to registrants via email prior to the event.
The U.S. EPA Sustainable and Healthy Communities (SHC) Seminar Series presents the Tribal Science Webinar Series, co-hosted by the National Center for Environmental Research (NCER) and the Office of Science Policy. The webinar series provides a forum for discussion of the complex environmental issues facing many tribal and indigenous communities, and features a wide variety of expert guest speakers from government, academic institutions and other organizations. This month’s webinar focuses on the 2016-2017 EPA Tribal ecoAmbassadors Program, which partners EPA scientists with Tribal Colleges and Universities professors to address environmental problems. The Tribal ecoAmbassadors Program has given more than 150 students the opportunity to work directly with professors and scientists.
U.S. EPA STAR Tribal Environmental Health Research Program
The Science to Achieve Results (STAR) grants program supports research that focuses on the assessment and reduction of risk in susceptible populations. STAR Tribal Environmental Health Research supports research to better understand the health effects of environmental contaminants on tribal populations.
This research is supported by EPA’s Sustainable and Healthy Communities (SHC) Research Program, which provides useful science and tools for decision makers at all levels to help communities advance sustainability as well as achieve regulatory compliance.