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All DOI Employees: Bicycle Subsidy - Annual Recertification and Reimbursement

WED, OCTOBER 22, 2014, 10:53 AM EST

Department of the Interior employees who wish to continue their participation in DOI's Bicycle Subsidy Program must recertify by Dec. 31, 2014. Read step-by-step instructions here. Read More > image: cars in traffic

All DOI Employees: Employee Commuter Survey

MON, OCTOBER 20, 2014, 11:43 AM EST

The Department of the Interior is asking employees to complete a survey about their commuting habits, so that DOI can measure its progress in reducing greenhouse-gas emissions and identify alternative commute options that it could offer in the future. Read More >

Artwork from OFAS poster on Transportation Subsidy Benefits

All DOI Employees: Transit Subsidy - Mandatory Annual Recertification and Training for FY 2015

TUE, OCTOBER 14, 2014, 11:46 AM EST

October begins the annual mandatory recertification process, required for all Transit Subsidy participants, to maintain transit benefits. Read More >

DOI poster for National Disability Employment Awareness Month

All DOI Employees: National Disability Employment Awareness Month – October 2014

TUE, OCTOBER 7, 2014, 10:41 AM EST

Office of Civil Rights Director John W. Burden encourages DOI employees to observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month, October 1-31, 2014. This year's theme: "Expect. Employ. Empower." Read More >

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell

All DOI Employees: National Customer Service Week

MON, OCTOBER 6, 2014, 11:15 AM EST

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell reminds DOI employees that Oct. 6-10 is National Customer Service Week, thanks them for their commitment to providing outstanding customer service, and encourages them to share their customer-service success stories. Read More >

From the FieldNews from the Field

Hunter using an accessible ramp at the refuge.

Web Reads: USFWS: Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge Opens New Accessible Hunting Blind

WED, OCTOBER 22, 2014, 12:12 PM EST

To help ALL members of the public connect with America’s wild places, the Fish and Wildlife Service built an accessible hunting blind at Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge in Idaho for use by people with disabilities. The response has been awesome. Read More ( >

DOI employeees Katharine Campbell and Stephanie Marrone planting flowers at C. Melvin Sharpe Health School.

DOI Employees Participate in D.C. Schools Annual Beautification Day

WED, OCTOBER 22, 2014, 09:08 AM EST

As part of the Department of the Interior’s education outreach, DOI representatives participated in the D.C. Public Schools Annual Beautification Day, at C. Melvin Sharpe Health School, and Ross Elementary School. Read More >

Students at Fire Island National Seashore using a magnifying glass to examine grains of sand on a beach.

NPS: A Coastal Classroom: Reaching the Next Generation of Park Stewards

TUE, OCTOBER 21, 2014, 10:41 AM EST

New York metropolitan-area educators participating in Fire Island National Seashore's Oct. 15 educators' workshop discovered how to use place-based learning to teach students about their local environment. Read More ( >

Photos of BLM paleo intern Hannah Cowan at a dinosaur excavation i Utah.

Web Reads: BLM Paleo Intern Joins Excavation of Prehistoric Predator in Utah

TUE, OCTOBER 21, 2014, 09:25 AM EST

In recognition of National Fossil Day, the Bureau of Land Management featured BLM paleo intern Hannah Cowan's story about the time she spent working on at dinosaur excavation at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah. Read More ( >

Photo of USPP graduates and CONTOMS logo

Web Reads: U.S. Park Police Host 117th Graduation Ceremony for Counter Narcotics Terrorism Operational Medical Support Program

TUE, OCTOBER 21, 2014, 08:21 AM EST

U.S. Park Police hosted 46 members of various agencies at the 117th graduation ceremony for the Counter Narcotics Terrorism Operational Medical Support Program. Participants completed 56 hours of medical training to support special law-enforcement teams. Read More ( >