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One of the winning photos from BLM's Nevada 150 photo contest: Desert landscape at night

Web Reads: BLM-Nevada: Home for 150 Years

TUE, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014, 11:15 AM EST

The Bureau of Land Management shares winning photos from its Nevada 150 photo contest and "Home for 150 Years" - a BLM My Public Lands Magazine article in which Nevadans share some favorite memories of their first 150 years of statehood. Read More ( >

campers,tents in background, Atlanta skyline in foreground.

NPS: Martin Luther King Jr. NHS, Partners Hold Fourth Annual Legacy Campout

TUE, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014, 08:24 AM EST

Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and its partner organizations – the Greening Youth Foundation, the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, and REI – hosted the park’s Fourth Annual Legacy Campout, Sept. 19-20. Read More >

USGS photo of an abandoned farmstead in eastern Montana.

USGS: Modeling a Changing American Landscape

MON, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014, 09:52 AM EST

USGS is using land-cover modeling simulations to backcast and forecast land-cover databases, offering scientists in many fields the opportunity to study past effects of land-use change on the environment and to assess potential impacts for the future. Read More ( >

Fall foliage at Table Rocks Wilderness

Web Reads: BLM Thanks Volunteers for National Public Lands Day, Shares Favorite Photos of Fall Foliage on Public Lands

MON, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014, 09:14 AM EST

The Bureau of Land Management on its My Public Lands Tumblr blog, thanks volunteers for joining them in their efforts to care of America's public lands and shares its favorite photos of fall foliage on BLM-managed lands. Read More ( >

BSEE Director Brian Salerno and Rear Adm. Paul Thomas, assistant commandant for prevention policy, U.S. Coast Guard, signing the agreement.

BSEE, Coast Guard Sign Memorandum, Discuss 2015 Strategic Objectives

MON, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014, 08:47 AM EST

On Sept. 19 BSEE and the Coast Guard, the two principle agencies responsible for offshore drilling operations, met to discuss goals for 2015 and signed an agreement to outline their roles in regulating of fixed facilities on the Outer Continental Shelf. Read More ( >

Cover of USGS circular: Tribal Engagement Strategy of the South Central Climate Science Center 2014

USGS: Past, Present and Future Climates Go Hand in Hand with Tribes

FRI, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014, 10:08 AM EST

Collaboration between federal Climate Science Centers, partners and tribes is vital for minimizing and adapting to potential harmful effects of climate change on human society and surrounding ecosystems, according to a newly released USGS circular. Read More ( >

NPS photo for National Public Lands Day:Sandhill Cranes at Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

NPS: Free Entrance to all National Parks on Saturday

FRI, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014, 09:31 AM EST

This Saturday, September 27, celebrate National Public Lands Day by heading to a national park to play, learn, serve, or work. The 21st annual event will feature free admission to every National Park Service site. Read More ( >

Reclamation Facebook photo: aerial view of lake

Web Reads: Reclamation Holding National Public Lands Day Events at Lake Berryessa, Shasta Dam, New Melones Lake

FRI, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014, 08:52 AM EST

National Public Lands Day is this weekend! Join the Bureau of Reclamation at Lake Berryessa, Shasta Lake or New Melones Lake this Saturday. More information about these events is available here. Read More ( >

BLM-Wyoming employees  and volunteers replacing fencing.

Web Reads: BLM Wyoming Employees and Volunteers Celebrate National Public Lands Day, Replace Crookston Ranch Fencing

FRI, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014, 08:23 AM EST

On Saturday, September 27, the BLM will celebrate National Public Lands Day by working with volunteers and partners to improve our public lands. The BLM Wyoming recently got a jump start on the celebration. Read More ( >

U.S. Park Police logo: Integrity, Honor, Service - Since 1791

NPS: U.S. Park Police Holds Awards, Promotion Ceremony

THU, SEPTEMBER 25, 2014, 11:36 AM EST

On Sept. 18, the U.S. Park Police held an awards and promotion ceremony in Washington, D.C., recognizing Force personnel for their service and continued contributions to the public. Read More >

Cover of the Summer 2014 edition of The Knowledge Stream

Reclamation's Summer 2014 Edition of The Knowledge Stream Now Online

THU, SEPTEMBER 25, 2014, 10:45 AM EST

In this issue of The Knowledge Stream, the Bureau of Reclamation's Research and Development Program highlights research aimed at helping to meet the nation's changing energy needs by improving the safety, efficiency and capacity of hydroelectric plants. Read More ( >


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reaches Out into Cities

THU, SEPTEMBER 25, 2014, 09:30 AM EST

With 80 percent of Americans living in cities, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has made it a priority to forge a connection between nature and those in urban communities. Read More >

USGS photo: Whooping crane chick being released into a temporary pen to acclimate before being released into the wild.

In the News: USGS: Captive Whooping Cranes Released Into the Wild

WED, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014, 12:24 PM EST

Four whooping crane chicks raised in captivity began their integration into the wild Saturday as part of the continuing effort to increase the wild population of this endangered species. Read More ( >

DOI-ITAP Deputy Director Cynthia Perera accepting her award.

DOI's International Technical Assistance Program Recognized for Outstanding Work in Guatemala

TUE, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014, 01:00 PM EST

The U.S. Department of the Interior's International Technical Assistance Program was recognized at an event hosted by some 300 employees of Guatemala’s National Counsel for Protected Areas, the Guatemalan agency responsible for managing protected areas. Read More >

Logo for the NEWSWAVE, an illustration of a surfing buffalo.

In the News: Summer 2014 Issue of NEWSWAVE Now Available Online:

MON, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014, 08:32 AM EST

To commemorate 50th anniversaries of the Wilderness Act and the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act, this issue provides examples of the many ways our nation benefits from conservation activities taking place in our ocean and coastal environments. Read More ( >

USFWS' Dave Irving and other volunteers helping homeowners clear fire debris.

Web Reads: USFWS:A Community Rises From the Ashes of the Carlton Complex Fire

MON, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014, 08:17 AM EST

USFWS' Amanda Smith talks to Dave Irving, complex manager at the Leavenworth Fisheries Complex, and his wife, Kathi, longtime residents and community leaders in Wenatchee, Wash., an hour south of areas ravaged by this summer’s brutal Carlton Complex fire. Read More ( >

Ballet Folklorico dancers at the 2013 San Jose Fandango. Photo by Nathan Sargent, NPS.

NPS: National Park Service Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

FRI, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014, 01:06 PM EST

The National Park Service celebrates America's rich Hispanic history and culture with Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 - Oct. 15. Learn about the people, the places and the stories here. Read More ( >

BLM-Utah paleontologist cleaning up dinoosaur tracks

Web Reads: BLM Utah Shares Dinosaur Discoveries Through State-of-the-Art Technology and Interpretive Sites

FRI, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014, 12:58 PM EST

To date, nearly 300 different species of dinosaur have been discovered in Utah, and through interpretive sites and technology, the BLM in Utah is making those discoveries on the lands it administers accessible to the public and scientific community. Read More ( >

NPS photo: Ranger leading a hike at Indian Dunes National Lakeshore,

NPS: Find Wellness in a Park Near You!

WED, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014, 10:09 AM EST

Wellness Week, Sept. 13-19, 2014, is a great time to get outside, enjoy time with family and friends, and give yourself the gift of better health by enjoying time in a park near you. Read More ( >

USGS hydrograph

USGS: Streamgages Measure Drought, Earthquake Impacts on Water

WED, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014, 09:49 AM EST

While the national streamflow database is documenting evidence of California’s historic drought, the database is also confirming another recently seen hydrologic phenomenon: earthquake-induced increases in streamflow. Read More ( >

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