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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
USGS Science Feature: National Groundwater Awareness Week - March 9-15, 2014TUE, MARCH 11, 2014, 10:15 AM EST
USGS recognizes National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 9-15. Groundwater is one of our most valuable natural resources. It supplies the drinking water for nearly half our nation’s population and provides about 40 percent of our irrigation water. Read More >
BSEE Works with Partners to Test UAV's Capable of Monitoring Oil Spill Response OperationTUE, MARCH 11, 2014, 09:09 AM EST
The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement partnered EPA, U.S. Coast Guard and NOAA for a demonstration that showed how unmanned aerial vehicles can be used to provide visual information about an oil spill to response organizations. Read More >
BIA Police Chief David Lawrence Honored by International Association of Chiefs of Police as 2013 Indian Country Officer of the YearMON, MARCH 10, 2014, 11:11 AM EST
David Lawrence, police chief of the Bureau of Indian Affairson the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, has been honored by the International Association of Chiefs of Police as it 2013 Indian Country Officer of the Year. Read More >
BLM Colorado Receives Two Awards for Historic Preservation from History ColoradoMON, MARCH 10, 2014, 09:35 AM EST
The BLM in Colorado has won recognition from History Colorado for their work on two historic preservation projects: the Colorado Wickiup Project and the Hanging Flume Project. Read More >
USFWS: Distinctive Hunting, Lasting MemoriesMON, MARCH 10, 2014, 07:50 AM EST
Wilderness areas on national wildlife refuges provide amazing memories for many hunters every year and, with proper protection, will do so for generations to come. Read More >