Fort Hall Extension

FRTEP - 1862

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:

  • Livestock/Buffalo
  • Range/Natural Resources
  • Noxious Weeds
  • Horticulture
  • Farm Business Management
  •  4-H
  •  Anything else as the need arises!

What Else?

  • 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.
  • 4-H
Contact Information

Danielle Gunn

Extension Educator
Email: 
dgunn@uidaho.edu
Phone: 
(208) 236-1046
Fax: 
(208) 238-8018
Address: 

P.O. Box 306,
Fort Hall Reservation Extension Office,
Fort Hall, ID 83203-0306

Extension Programs

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Natural Resource Management Fort Hall Extension

The Fort Hall Reservation is comprised of approximately 344,942 acres of rangeland.  These rangelands require development and implementation of updated methods to manage this valuable resource.... Read more

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Traditional and Horse 4-H Fort Hall Extension

The Fort Hall Extension office runs a very unique 4-H program.  Our 4-H classes are developed and taught by Nola Cates, Fort Hall 4-H director.  Nola is absolutely amazing with the kids and... Read more

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Beef and Buffalo Production Fort Hall Extension

The Fort Hall Reservation Tribal and non-Tribal members run approximately 10,000 head of cattle on the expansive rangelands of the reservation.  There is a great need for education in the area... Read more