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NW CSC FY2012 Annual Science Work Plan Proposal Guidelines and Solicitation

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All DOI D.C. Metro Area Employees: President’s Management Council Interagency Rotation Program (Cohort No. 8)

FRI, NOVEMBER 21, 2014, 3:00 PM EST
Posted by: Thomas Mulhern

DOI D.C. metro area employees are invited to apply for the President's Management Council Interagency Rotation Program, a 6-month rotation program that provides opportunities for high-potential GS 13-15s to develop leadership competencies. Deadline: 12/15 Read More >

Volunteers from the Fort Benton community preparing a load of recycling for transport to Great Falls.

BLM Helps Initiate Local Recycling Effort in Montana

FRI, NOVEMBER 21, 2014, 10:34 AM EST
Posted by: BLM

Many people in Fort Benton, Mont., have a strong recycling ethic. So much so that, until recently, folks around town would save up their materials, gather more from friends or co-workers, and take them to a recycling facility about 40 miles away. Read More >

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NPS: Education Program Brings Students to National Mall to Learn about Marian Anderson

FRI, NOVEMBER 21, 2014, 10:08 AM EST
Posted by: Mike Litterst

As part of the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Marian Anderson's concert at the Lincoln Memorial, fourth- and fifth-grade students from the school she attended traveled to D.C. to participate in an education program about her performance. Read More >

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IBC Expands HR and Payroll Support Across the Federal Government

THU, NOVEMBER 20, 2014, 6:04 PM EST
Posted by: IBC

In the past months, IBC continued to achieve significant economies of scale through consolidation and cross-servicing, system enhancements, and process efficiencies in its HRLoB. In 2014, IBC implemented several clients on FPPS and other HR systems. Read More >

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Deputy Secretary Connor Outlines Accomplishments, Next Tribal Locations for $1.9 Billion Land Buy-Back Program

THU, NOVEMBER 20, 2014, 3:17 PM EST

Department’s Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations (Buy-Back Program) has paid more than $225 million to individual American Indians for restoring the equivalent of 375,000 acres to tribal governments during the Program’s first year of sending offers. Read More >

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Interior Business Center Partners with Department of Homeland Security to Support Financial System Modernization

THU, NOVEMBER 20, 2014, 7:11 AM EST
Posted by: IBC

On October 21, 2014, in partnership with the Interior Business Center, the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Chief financial Officer hosted a session in Washington, D.C., to kick off a three-year Financial System Modernization effort. Read More >

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Cost Savings Opportunities through Interagency Acquisition Support

THU, NOVEMBER 20, 2014, 6:42 AM EST
Posted by: IBC

IBC expanded its support to fulfill acquisition requirements for eight new customer agencies. Besides supporting DOI’s acquisition needs, IBC has a long history of providing interagency acquisition services to various other federal agencies. Read More >


Interior Business Center Welcomes New Financial Management Customers

WED, NOVEMBER 19, 2014, 5:42 PM EST
Posted by: IBC

IBC has recently implemented DC Courts on IBC’s federalized Oracle Federal Financials system with Contract Lifecycle Management for procurement. On November 3, IBC launched FTC onto Carlson Wagonlit's E2 Solutions travel management system. Read More >

Dr. Severin Fowles (right) discusses the significance of petroglyph images with several Comanche elders.

BLM-New Mexico: Comanche Elders Visit Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

WED, NOVEMBER 19, 2014, 10:57 AM EST
Posted by: BLM-NM

The Bureau of Land Management's Taos, N.M., field office recently hosted 30 members of the Comanche Nation Council of Elders to discuss the nature of the 18th-century Comanche presence in the Río Grande del Norte National Monument. Read More >

Scott Denman standing behind a picture frame as he holds up an image of his great, great grandfather Secretary of the Interior Jacob D. Cox

DOI Museum: Picture This

WED, NOVEMBER 19, 2014, 7:45 AM EST
Posted by: Joan Moody

When Scott Denman came from Maine to the Department of the Interior headquarters in Washington, D.C., he received enthusiastic help from DOI's Museum and Library employees in researching his great, great grandfather Secretary of the Interior Jacob D. Cox. Read More >

IBC AQD Customers during recent DOI Town Hall Meeting

IBC Kicks Off DOI Acquisition Customer Advisory Board

WED, NOVEMBER 19, 2014, 6:42 AM EST
Posted by: IBC

With the goal of providing outstanding customer service to each of its customers and making the commitment to customer satisfaction visible and tangible, IBC’s Acquisition Services Directorate has recently launched its Customer Advisory Board. Read More >

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SC CSC Principal Investigator Named to Foreign Policy’s 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2014

TUE, NOVEMBER 18, 2014, 1:09 PM EST

Katharine Hayhoe, a Principal Investigator at Texas Tech University for the South Central Climate Science CEnter, has been named in Foreign Policy magazine's list of 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2014. Read More >

Group photo of the Everglades Wilderness Writing Expedition Team with Michael Grunwald, Audrey Peterman and Sabrina Diaz.

NPS-Everglades National Park: Students Participate in Wilderness Writing Expedition

TUE, NOVEMBER 18, 2014, 11:51 AM EST
Posted by: NPS

Ten local university students have been selected to participate in the Everglades Wilderness Writing Expedition, a new program that connects aspiring local writers to the Everglades wilderness. Read More >

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All DOI Employees: Ethics Training Reminder

TUE, NOVEMBER 18, 2014, 11:00 AM EST
Posted by: Melinda Lofton

DOI employees who file public or confidential financial disclosure statements are required to fulfill one hour of annual ethics training by Dec. 31, 2014. Here are some last-minute opportunities for you to fulfill your training requirement: Read More >

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SW CSC PI to be Honored at Fall 2014 AGU Meeting

MON, NOVEMBER 17, 2014, 2:17 PM EST

Kelly Redmond, Climatologist with the Desert Research Institute and Co-Principal Investigator for the Southwest Climate Science Center, will be honored for his work at the 2014 Fall AGU Meeting in San Francisco. Read More >

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NW CSC Announces New Annual Report for FY14

MON, NOVEMBER 17, 2014, 12:03 PM EST

The Northwest Climate Science Center is pleased to announce the release of the NW CSC Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2014! The Annual Report highlights major accomplishments in each of the five NW CSC core service areas. Read More >

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NPS: College Students Engage in Acoustic Research for National Park Service

MON, NOVEMBER 17, 2014, 9:14 AM EST
Posted by: NPS

Elk, owls, coyotes, and snowmobiles all have been heard on Colorado State University campus lately. The sounds are coming from a listening laboratory where students participating in a research project being conducted by CSU and the National Park Service Read More >

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Federal Register Notice: Interior Updating Systems of Records Notices to Facilitate Information Sharing with Tribes Implementing the Land Buy-Back Program

FRI, NOVEMBER 14, 2014, 12:27 PM EST

In a Federal Register notice published today, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) announced that it is updating the existing system of record notices (SORNs). Read More >

Climate Change Academy students hiking through Denali National Park.

NPS: Students Inspired in Climate Change Partnership Program

FRI, NOVEMBER 14, 2014, 10:50 AM EST
Posted by: NPS

Youth from an Ohio high school spent 12 days in Alaska this summer, hiking and watching wildlife and learning about our changing climate. Their experience was part of the first “Climate Change Academy,” an immersive, comprehensive climate change course. Read More >

BLM's Dave Wolfe shows some of the recycled materials used in making signs.

BLM-Wyoming: National Sign Center is a National Resource

FRI, NOVEMBER 14, 2014, 8:26 AM EST
Posted by: BLM

Every year, four BLM employees, David Wolfe, Chris Bezold, Johnathan Lemieux and Kenneth Klapatch. turn out an average of 4,000 to 5,000 major signs for the BLM, Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Indian Affairs, National Park Service, and other agencies. Read More >