USFWS Directors Signs Order to Fulfill Trust Responsibilities in the Stewardship of Federal Lands and Waters
Letter from Martha Williams
October 14, 2022 – U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Director Martha Williams requested the Native American Fish & Wildlife Society share this letter regarding Director’s Order 227 with our Member Tribes. Read the letter here.
USFWS Director’s Order 227
On September 8, 2022, signed Director’s Order 227 – Fulfilling the Trust Responsibility to Tribes and the Native Hawaiian Community, and Other Obligations to Alaska Native Corporations and Alaska Native Organizations, in the Stewardship of Federal Lands and Waters. The order establishes a framework for relationships, knowledge sharing, and co-stewardship with federally recognized Tribes, Alaska Native Corporations and Organizations, and the Native Hawaiian community. Learn more about Director’s Order 227.