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At Interior our employees take pride in knowing that the work they do every day is of real significance – from managing our nation’s natural resources and cultural heritage to honoring responsibilities to strengthen tribal nations and advocate for America’s island communities. We rely on their expertise and commitment to better serve the public and to help achieve our organizational goals and objectives.
In our continuing effort to better serve America, we continue to broaden the diversity of our department’s workforce. We are committed to identifying, hiring and retaining the best qualified individuals, wherever they are and whatever their background, so we reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.
Stories from the FieldNews
USFWS: Transmitting Hope: Using Social Media to Protect Endangered SpeciesFRI, APRIL 18, 2014, 08:51 AM EST
As U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologists and their partners work hard on a captive-breeding project for the endangered Wyoming toad, one of their efforts has brought the little-known amphibian into the global spotlight. ... Read More >
USGS Scientists Receive Presidential Awards for Research on Earthquakes, Ecosystems and PermafrostFRI, APRIL 18, 2014, 07:18 AM EST
The U.S. Geological Survey is celebrating the success of three distinguished researchers who are recipients the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers: Dr. Anna D. Chalfoun, Dr. Gavin P. Hayes, and Dr. Burke Minsley. Read More >
BLM-New Mexico: Mr. Gensler – and a Bistahieversor, aka the 'Bisti Beast' – Goes to WashingtonTHU, APRIL 17, 2014, 11:47 AM EST
BLM regional paleontologist Phil Gensler recently packed a truck and took off for the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C. The truck was filled with the most complete specimen of large carnivorous dinosaur ever found in New Mexico. Read More >
NPS-Partnerships and Visitor Experience: Disneynature's Bears Film Supports National ParksTHU, APRIL 17, 2014, 08:46 AM EST
The National Park Foundation, the nonprofit partner to NPS, has teamed with Disney on the new Disneynature “Bears.” For every ticket sold during “Bears” opening week, April 18-24, Disneynature will make a contribution to NPF to benefit national parks. Read More >
USFWS: Celebrate Earth Day on April 22 with U.S. Fish and Wildlife ServiceWED, APRIL 16, 2014, 09:28 AM EST
Celebrate Earth Day on April 22 with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and learn ways to make a better planet for fish, wildlife and their habitat. Read More >