Chippewa Ottawa Resource Authority

Preserving the Resource for Future Generations
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CORA BOARD MEMBERS 2014                                               

Bay Mills Indian Community Representatives:                       

Levi D. Carrick, Sr., President                                                            

Donald Tadgerson, Conservation Committee Chair (ILWRC Vice-Chairman)

Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians Representatives:

Alvin "Al" Pedwaydon, Chairman 

Tom Shomin, Natural Resources Committee Chair (CORA Vice-Chairman)

Little River Band of Ottawa Indians  Representatives:          

Larry Romanelli, Tribal Ogema/ Jimmie Mitchell, Proxy Representative
Thomas Guenthardt, Natural Resources Commission Chair 
Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians Representatives:
Fred Kiogima, Chairman (GLRC Vice-Chairman)

Daugherty Johnson, Natural Resources Commission Chairman (ILWRC Chairman)

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Representatives: 
Aaron Payment, Chairman 

Jason Grondin, Conservation Committee Chairman (GLRC Chairman)

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Fishery Management

CORA provides biological services to ensure proper regulations of tribal fisheries and cooperative management with state and federal agencies.

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Fishery Enhancement

Nunns Creek Fish Hatchery raises walleye and other species to stock the Great Lakes and serves as the center for monitoring and management of salmon harvested by the tribal commercial fishery. 

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Fish Monitoring

ITFAP conducts annual fish contaminant monitoring by sampling important commercial species. Results are shared with state and federal agencies and the public.

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