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Secretary Sally Jewell

Secretary Jewell Highlights Economic Benefits of Recreation, Strong Trade Agreements, in Discussion with Outdoor Retailers

MON, MARCH 30, 2015, 05:27 PM EST

Secretary Jewell met with representatives of the outdoor recreation industry, Members of Congress, and local leaders for a roundtable discussion on the value of outdoor recreation in generating economic growth and supporting jobs. Read More >

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Media Advisory: Secretary Jewell, Governor Ige, Senators Schatz and Hirono to Dedicate Honouliuli National Monument

MON, MARCH 30, 2015, 03:14 PM EST

On Tuesday, March 31, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will join Hawaii Governor David Ige, U.S. Senators Brian Schatz and Mazie Hirono, state and local officials, Monsanto representatives and community leaders to dedicate the Honouliuli Read More >

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Secretary Jewell, Governor Brown Celebrate Landmark Agreements to Conserve up to 2.3 Million Acres of Sagebrush Habitat in Oregon

FRI, MARCH 27, 2015, 04:27 PM EST

landmark agreements that will allow landowners in all eight Eastern and Central Oregon counties with greater sage-grouse habitat to enroll their property in a voluntary conservation program Read More >

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Media Advisory: Secretary Jewell to Join Governor Brown to Announce Landmark Agreement to Benefit Greater Sage-Grouse

THU, MARCH 26, 2015, 04:59 PM EST

The agreements are part of an overall partnership approach to conserving the sagebrush landscapes throughout the West while providing regulatory certainty for landowners. Read More >

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Interior Department, Barrick Gold of North America & The Nature Conservancy Announce Partnership to Protect Sagebrush Habitat

THU, MARCH 26, 2015, 12:59 PM EST

Today Interior, in partnership with Barrick Gold of North America and The Nature Conservancy, announced an agreement to provide credit for greater sage-grouse habitat improvements in Nevada while continuing to support gold mining in the state. Read More >