OIA and DOI Museum International Brown Bag Series
In coordination with the Department of the Interior (DOI) Museum, DOI’s Office of International Affairs hosts a lecture series to inform the public and staff at DOI and other federal agencies about the Department’s international efforts. These talks are free and open to the public. Comments by presenters reflect their own opinions and do not necessarily represent the views of the Office, the Department, or the U.S. government.
Speech: OIA-DOI Museum Brown Bag -- The Symbiotic Relationship of International Treaties and Federal Wildlife Conservation LawsWED, JANUARY 9, 2013, 01:15 PM EST
Michael Young discussed the mutually beneficial association of international wildlife conservation treaties and the domestic statutes that implement them. Read More >
Speech: OIA-DOI Museum Brown Bag -- World Heritage: A Made-in-America AchievementWED, SEPTEMBER 12, 2012, 01:15 PM EST
In his September 12, 2012 presentation, Jonathan B. Tourtellot explained what the World Heritage Program is, how sites are selected for the List, and why World Heritage listings benefit both the U.S. and its international partners. Read More >
Speech: OIA-DOI Museum Brown Bag -- Monitoring the Earth with 40 Years of Landsat DataWED, JULY 18, 2012, 01:15 PM EST
For four decades, Landsat satellites have acquired space-based images of the Earth’s land surface, coastal shallows, and coral reefs. In his July 18, 2012 lecture, Dr. Bruce Quirk discussed the Landsat program and the global record it has revealed. Read More >