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Secretary Sally Jewell

Media Advisory: Secretary Jewell to Mark 50th Anniversary of Landmark Conservation Laws

THU, AUGUST 28, 2014, 02:52 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, September 3, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act at Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey. Read More >

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Interior, USDA Partnership Protects and Restores Important Central Arizona Watershed

WED, AUGUST 27, 2014, 03:15 PM EST

PAYSON, AZ – Interior Deputy Secretary Michael Connor and Agriculture Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment Robert Bonnie joined state, local and private partners today to mark the signing of a new joint watershed restoration agreement Read More >

Deputy Secretary Mike Connor

Media Advisory: Interior, USDA to Announce Partnership to Protect Important Central Arizona Watershed

TUE, AUGUST 26, 2014, 02:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, August 27, 2014, Deputy Secretary of the Interior Mike Connor and Undersecretary of Department of Agriculture Robert Bonnie will join local officials Read More >

Deputy Secretary Michael Connor

Media Advisory: Interior Deputy Secretary Connor to Visit National Interagency Fire Center

MON, AUGUST 25, 2014, 09:24 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, August 26, 2014, Deputy Secretary of the Interior Mike Connor will visit the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) to meet with leaders of the federal interagency fire leadership team and receive briefings Read More >


This Week at Interior August 22, 2014

FRI, AUGUST 22, 2014, 02:24 PM EST

Secretary Jewell travels to Maine, Minnesota and Montana as part of the administration's commitment to prosperous and resilient Native American communities; the highest winning bid to date for offshore renewable energy leases offshore Maryland; more. Watch Video >