Southern Ute Tribal Seal

Natural Resources Department

Mission Statement

The Department of Natural Resources is empowered by the Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council with the mission to develop, administer and manage the natural resources of the Southern Ute Indian Reservation for the benefit of the Tribe and Tribal Members. The Department is entrusted with promoting the beneficial use, protection, conservation, preservation, and developmental enhancement of the Tribe’s natural resource by using sound administrative, ecological, cultural, socioeconomic and educational methods for the benefit of present and future generations.

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photo Jeremy Wade Shockley | Southern Ute Drum

The Department of Natural Resources is responsible for developing, administering, managing and protecting the natural resources of the Southern Ute Indian Reservation for the benefit of the Tribe and present and future generations of Tribal Members.