Seneca Nation Implements Native Plant Policy

Indian Country Today

The Seneca Nation of Indians are spearheading a movement to reintroduce more indigenous flora to public landscapes on tribal lands in Upstate New York.

The tribal council unanimously approved a policy that mandates all new landscaping in public spaces on Seneca lands exclusively be comprised of local indigenous species. The new policy also encourages private Seneca landholders to choose local North American floral...

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ICTMN Staff. "Seneca Nation Implements Native Plant Policy." Indian Country Today. April 22, 2014. Article. (, accessed November 6, 2023)

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