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This Week at Interior October 17, 2014

FRI, OCTOBER 17, 2014, 02:38 PM EST

Secretary Jewell in Idaho and Wyoming for a first-hand look at sagebrush conservation efforts; the worldwide earthquake drill called the Great ShakeOut brings in some 25 million participants; and it's National Fossil Day at the Smithsonian. Watch Video >

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Media Advisory: Secretary Jewell to Deliver Remarks at National Wilderness Conference in New Mexico

WED, OCTOBER 15, 2014, 01:59 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, October 16, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act with keynote remarks at the National Wilderness Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Read More >


Secretary Jewell Commends Wyoming Ranchers for Commitment to Conserving Sagebrush Habitat

WED, OCTOBER 15, 2014, 01:28 PM EST

PINEDALE, WY – Secretary of the Interior Sally- Jewell today joined Wyoming Governor Matt Mead, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe and local officials to recognize the efforts of private Wyoming landowners in helping to conserve Read More >

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Secretary Jewell Tours Sagebrush Habitat Restoration Efforts in Idaho

TUE, OCTOBER 14, 2014, 02:14 PM EST

TWIN FALLS, ID – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today joined Bureau of Land Management Deputy Director Steve Ellis, U.S. Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID), U.S. Senator James Risch (R-ID), local stakeholders and ranchers Read More >


This Week at Interior October 10, 2014

FRI, OCTOBER 10, 2014, 02:46 PM EST

President Obama and Secretary Jewell on hand for the official dedication of the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial in Washington,DC; Smelting sea ice off Alaska is making life difficult for thousands of Pacific walruses; more. Watch Video >