Fort Hall Extension
Fort Hall is the home of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, and has 4,560 enrolled members. The Fort Hall Indian Reservation is comprised of 544,000 acres. Approximately 344,942 of these acres are rangeland. The majority of Tribal lands are leased by non-members for agricultural purposes.
Fort Hall Extension provides educational programming in the following areas:
- Range/Natural Resources
- Noxious Weeds
- Farm Business Management
- Anything else as the need arises!
- We handle client calls ranging from sick buffalo to sick trees!
- We develop and implement research projects to benefit the Tribe’s natural resources.
- We work closely with all Tribal departments and other agencies to provide the best services to our membership.
2006 Project Highlights
- Poisonous range plant research to reduce the incidence of livestock fatalities on rangeland.
- Range inventory.
- Noxious Weed identification and control.
- Buffalo and beef electronic identification projects.
- Estrous synchronization in beef heifers.
- American Indian Probate Reform Act training to the membership.