Northwest Indian College awarded $3.5m grant from the national science foundation


Last updated 11/24/2018 at 5:01pm

Bureau of Land Management

A grant will allow Northwest Indian College's Salish Sea Research Center to expand marine science.

BELLINGHAM, Wash.-Northwest Indian College's (NWIC) Salish Sea Research Center (SSRC) on the Lummi campus was awarded a $3.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to support community-driven research in marine sciences. The grant, "Restoring the Salish Sea: Food Sovereignty and Clean Water in the Pacific Northwest," partners with Lummi Natural Resources (LNR) and forms a network of collaborators, establishing a Tribal Enterprise Advancement (TEA) Center for Community Marine Research.

This collaborative project will focus on community-driven issues related to environmental impac...

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