Residential wood smoke is an issue in many tribal communities. Tribes that are considering a changeout campaign or wood smoke education intitiative will find informaton in this section to assist in their planning efforts.
Tribal Wood Smoke Brochure
Case Studies/Final Reports
- La Conner, WA - Swinomish Tribal Changeout (2007) (PDF) (3 pp, 69 KB)
- Makah Tribal Changeout Final Report (2008) (PDF) (17pp, 247k)
- Makah Tribal Changeout Final Report - presentation slides (2008) (PDF) (31pp, 695k)
- Nez Perce Tribal Changeout Final Report (2009) (PDF) (6pp, 46k)
- Measurable Outcomes of a Woodstove Changeout on the Nez Perce Reservation, University of Montana (2009) (PDF) (27pp, 304k)
- Federal Funding Page - The Burn Wise funding page compiles information from several agencies including the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and others that may help with wood smoke education and appliance changeouts.
- EPA Tribal Air Grants and Funding
- EPA American Indian Environmental Office - Air Grants
- DOE's Tribal Energy Program - provides financial and technical assistance to tribes to evaluate and develop their renewable energy resources and reduce their energy consumption through efficiency and weatherization.
- EPA's Indoor Air Quality Tribal Partners Program - Provides information on how tribal communities can improve indoor air quality and examples of how other tribes have created sustainable community outreach and education programs.
- EPA's Tribal Air Website - Provides access to key information; promotes the exchange of ideas; and makes available relevant documents to all environmental professionals who live and work in Indian country.
- Wood Stove Changeout Guide
- Burn Wise Outreach Materials