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Successful Conservation Partnership Keeps Bi-State Sage-Grouse Off Endangered Species List

TUE, APRIL 21, 2015, 02:43 PM EST

Secretary Jewell joined with state and local partners to celebrate an extensive and long-term conservation partnership on behalf of the bi-state greater sage-grouse population. Read More >


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Secretary Jewell, Director Jarvis Announce $3 Million to Develop and Enhance Parks, Outdoor Recreation Facilities in Eight Cities

TUE, APRIL 21, 2015, 10:52 AM EST

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Director of the National Park Service Jonathan B. Jarvis today announced $3 million to assist 8 cities in constructing and enhancing parks and other outdoor recreation facilities in disadvantaged neighborhoods. Read More >


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DOI, EPA, NOAA announce Resilient Lands and Waters Initiative to prepare natural resources for climate change

TUE, APRIL 21, 2015, 08:49 AM EST

Building on existing collaborations, these Resilient Lands and Waters partnerships – located in southwest Florida, Hawaii, Washington and the Great Lakes region – will help build resilience in regions vulnerable to climate change and related challenges. Read More >


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Interior Department, Navajo Nation Partner to Implement Land Buy-Back Program

MON, APRIL 20, 2015, 02:21 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Interior Deputy Secretary Michael Connor announced today that the Department has entered a cooperative agreement with the Navajo Nation to further implement the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations (Buy-Back Program). Read More >


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U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Statement on the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015

FRI, APRIL 17, 2015, 05:45 PM EST

“The Obama Administration is committed to opening up new markets to U.S. exports and making sure that countries practice fair labor standards and environmental rules if they want to send their goods to the U.S." Read More >