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Natural Resources

Natural resource management is a discipline in the management of natural resources such as land, water, soil, plants and animals, with a particular focus on how management affects the quality of life for both present and future generations.

Many of the programs that are included in this area are Resource Program,Environmental Programs,Cultural Preservation T.H.P.O,Wildlife Program, Energy Program, & Tribal parks.

These programs offer services dealing with nature and preservation of our lands.




Resource Program

The resource program is improtant to our people they are the care takers of our land, making sure not too much pressure on the resources of our region.

ContactInfo:(970) 565-3751 Ext.335

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Environmental Programs

Work with the Ute Mountain Ute Communities to conserve resources and protect the environment in order to increase the quality of life for all members and future generations of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe (UMUT).

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Cultural Preservation T.H.P.O

The THPO is the tribal official appointed by the tribe's chief governing authority, or designated by a tribal ordinance or preservation program, who has assumed the major responsibiJities ofthe State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) on tribal lands.The purpose of the Cultural Preservation Program is to matain the preservation of significant historic and traditional historic properties.

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Wildlife Program

Ute mountain Ute tribe, will operate a wildlife program for the wildlife management and protection and utilization of hunting rights as granted to its members through the Brunot cession agreement, Act of April 29, 1874 (18 Stat. 36) and reaffirmed by September 21, 1978 Brunot consent decree.

Contact Info: (970) 565-5320

Energy Program

Provides protection and opportunities for the increase in the development of oil,gas, and mineral resources on the Ute Mountain Ute Reservation while minding tribal culture and sovereignty.

Contact Info: (970) 564-5690

Tribal parks

The Ute Mountain Tribal Park will preserve and protect historical and prehistorical sites in the Tribal Park. Provide employment to Ute Tribal members. Conduct quality tours to visitors. Operate the Visitor Center/Museum, Soda Point, Four Corners Monument, Tribal Park office, and the Tribal Park. Promote scientific research, educational, preservation, historical cultural and interpretation activities that will benefit the Ute Mountain Tribal Park and the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe.

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About the Reservation

The Ute Mountain Ute Reservation is located in the Four Corners region of the United States. The majority of the reservation consist of lands about 553,008 acres in Montezuma and La Plata Counties, Colorado and San Juan County, New Mexico.

All of these lands are held in trust by the U.S. Government. The Ute Mountain Ute Reservation has substantial range, historical, and archaeological resources.

The Ute Mountain Ute Reservation is a Sovereign Nation.Currently the reservations has about 2,000+ residents.


    - Geology & Resources of the Paradox Basin 1996


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  • Phone:
    (970) 565-3751
  • Fax:
    (970) 564-5709
  • Address:
    125 Mike Wash Rd.
    Towaoc, CO 81334