Čwe:ʔn Ahskę:nę Hę - Welcome to the Tuscarora Environment Program

Corn Braiding Challenge


Corn Braiding Challenge

at Tuscarora Community Fair

Saturday, October 18, 2014

1:00pm - Outside the Seniors' Room


The Challenge:

Each team of two will be given 60 ears of unhusked corn, and they will need to husk, clean and braid a 30-ear braid of corn.

The winning team will be awarded a "corn basket" based on multiple components including time, appearance and strength of braid.

*The teams mae keep the remaining corn (30 ears) but it must be braided first.


Up to the Challenge?

Contact the TEP office at #2646011 to enter your two-person team. If you don't have a team mate, you can enter and we will try to match you up with a team mate. You may bring your own tools (loppers, spray bottle, knife, etc.) or use our Office's.


Entry deadline is Friday, October 17th, 4:00pm.

Job Opening



POSITION OPENING: We now have a full-time position open at our TEP office for an environmental technician starting immediately.

*  Update: All resumes and CVs must be submitted by Tues, October 28, 2014, 4pm.  *



  • B.S. in Environmental Sciences or related field is desired
  • Be willing to work outside and within the Tuscarora community
  • Native American applicant preferred

The position is 40-hrs a week, full time with benefits. Salary is commensurate on experience. Staff members work independently to prioritize and complete assigned tasks. Assignments are periodically checked for progress by the direct supervisor.

Please submit your CV or resume to the TEP office until the position is filled:

Rene Rickard
Office Administrator
5226 E Walmore Road
Lewiston, NY 14092

Or via email to: rrickard[at]hetf[dot]org.

If you have questions or need additional information, call us: #7162646011


High School Internships Available


Our Office is now accepting applications for high school internships open to students entering the 10th grade in fall 2014 and older. The deadline for applications to the TEP office is 5pm, Thursday, June 5, 2014. Check out our Intern Page for more information. The deadline has been extended to Monday, June 9, 2014, 5pm.

The students can drop off their letters of intent/resumes to the office or email them by 5pm on the due date. We look forward to a great summer!

Tuscarora CSA

The Tuscarora Community Supported Agriculture (TCSA) garden is now accepting subscription applications for the 2014 season. If you are interested in being a part of this great project, check out our TCSA page for more information about how to apply. The Early Bird Special expires on Friday, May 2nd.

The final days to submit your application and payment is now! Stop by the TEP office and see Patti for more details.