CTIC Institutional Member, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, which is the only tribe in North Carolina that is recognized by the federal government, is located in western North Carolina in their traditional homelands. Their Tribe consists of approximately 14,000 enrolled members and holds 56,000 acres for the Qualla Boundary. To learn more about the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, visit http://nc-cherokee.com/
CTIC is leading a new effort to pilot a phosphorus load reduction market in the Western Lake Erie Basin (Maumee, Sandusky, and Cedar-Portage watersheds, see map). Growers within the indicated watersheds are now being sought to
participate in this pilot market.