2003 News Archive



12/31/2003 Secretary Norton Saddles up for Rose Bowl
Parade, Highlights New Year's Volunteer Pledge
Drive
12/29/2003 Secretary Gale Norton to Applaud Successful
Volunteer Pledge Drive Amid Rose Bowl Parade
Floats
12/24/2003 Secretary Norton to Announce Volunteer Hours
to Restore Southern California's Forests and
Communities
12/23/2003 Norton Applauds State of Colorado for Filing Today
- Asking Water Court To Approve Agreement on
Gunnison River
12/18/2003 Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs Aurene Martin Affirms Results of Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa Recall and Special Elections
12/18/2003 Secretary Norton Applauds President's Signing of Compact Legislation
12/17/2003 Secretary Norton Dedicates Life-Size Sculpture at Wright Brothers National Memorial
12/16/2003 Statement of Interior Secretary Gale Norton Regarding the District Court Snowmobile Ruling
12/16/2003 Healthy Landscapes and Thriving Communities: Bioenergy and Wood Products Conference, Jan. 20-22
12/11/2003 Secretary Norton Praises Agreement to Implement California Water Solutions
12/11/2003 Final Winter Use Rule For Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks Published in Federal Register
12/11/2003 Statement of Interior Secretary Gale Norton on Winter Use Rule for Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks
12/10/2003 Norton to Address Colorado River Water Users, Sign Agreement on California Water Supply Solutions
12/10/2003 Secretary Norton Announces $17 Million in Grants to Support Coastal Wetlands Conservation Efforts in 10 States
12/09/2003 Secretary Norton Lauds Senate's Confirmation of David Anderson as Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs
12/08/2003 Secretary Norton to Announce Grants To Conserve Coastal Wetlands in Ten States
12/05/2003 Interior Secretary Announces Proposed Grazing Rule That Would Improve Grazing Management, Help Continue Public Lands Ranching .
12/03/2003 Fact Sheet: President Signs Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003.
12/02/2003 Martin Issues Final Determination to Decline Federal Acknowledgment of the Snohomish Tribe of Indians
11/24/2003 New Natural Gas Finds Equivalent to Three Years of Electricity
11/24/2003 Deputy Secretary Griles to Visit Ft. Campbell, Participate in Clean Up Campaign for the 101st
11/21/2003 Statement from Interior Secretary Gale Norton
11/21/2003 Bipartisan Energy Bill Helps Interior Department Increase Energy Security and Environmental Protection for American Families
11/21/2003 Clean-Burning Natural Gas, Clean Coal Initiatives Tap Abundant Energy Resources While Protecting Environment
11/21/2003 National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management & Bureau of Reclamation Join Interagency Service for Campground Reservations
11/20/2003 Secretary Norton Announces Completion of Shivwits Band Water Rights Settlement Act
11/19/2003 Norton Commends Colorado Water Conservation Board For Approval of Innovative Agreement on Gunnison River
11/19/2003 Secretary Norton Announces More than $1 Million for American Indian Historical Preservation Projects
11/18/2003 Secretary Norton Urges Interior Conference To Expand Citizen Stewardship Partnerships
11/17/2003 Interior Secretary Surveys Barona Reservation Fire Damage
11/17/2003 Secretary Norton Discusses Partnership Opportunities with Latin Business Association
11/14/2003 Interior Secretary Norton to Address Partners in Stewardship Conference in Los Angeles Nov. 18-20
11/14/2003 Secretarial Level Take Pride in America Award Presented To Three Anasazi Heritage Center Volunteers
11/13/2003 Statement of the Department of the Interior on November 13, 2003 Stay Issued by U.S. Court of Appeals
11/13/2003 Secretary Norton Announces Grants to Rhode Island's Touro Foundation, N.Y.'s Eldridge Street Project and Texas' Mission Concepcion
11/12/2003 Secretary Norton and Mexico's Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources, Alberto Cardenas-Jimenez, Agree to Extend Wildfire Protection Agreement for Additional Ten Years
11/12/2003 Secretary Norton Commends Rep. Barbara Cubin For Support of Interior's 2004 Budget
11/12/2003 Secretary Norton Applauds Sen. Burns Support of Interior 2004 Budget
11/12/2003 Secretary Norton Applauds Sen. Domenici's Support of Interior 2004 Budget
11/12/2003 Secretary Norton Lauds Congressman Cannon for his Support of Interior's 2004 Budget
11/12/2003 Norton Finalizes Real Estate Appraisal Reform
11/12/2003 Secretary Norton Commends Rep. Ken Calvert For Support of Interior's 2004 Budget
11/12/2003 Secretary Norton Lauds Alaska Congressional Delegation's Support of Interior's 2004 Budget
11/12/2003 Secretary Norton Commends Rep. Charles H. Taylor For Support of Interior's 2004 Budget
11/12/2003 Secretary Norton to Announce Grants to Preserve Touro Synagogue in Rhode Island, Eldridge Street Synagogue in New York and Mission Concepion Church in Texas
11/12/2003 Secretary Norton Applauds Rep. Tancredo's Leadership of Interior 2004 Budget
11/10/2003 Secretary Norton Lauds Congressional Support for Interior's 2004 Budget
11/07/2003 Take Pride in America Award Presented to TelecomPioneers
11/04/2003 Secretary Norton Commends Programmatic Regulations Issued by Army Corps of Engineers for Everglades Restoration
10/31/2003 Secretary Norton Appoints Four New Members To National Park Foundation Board
10/31/2003 Interior Supports HealthierUS at New York Marathon Promotes Recreation on Public Lands
10/31/2003 Secretary Norton Appoints Brenda Aird as the Department's Renewable Energy Ombudsman
10/31/2003 Interior Dept. Schedules Local Meetings to Gain Public Input on Development of Wind Energy
10/30/2003 Interior Secretary Gale Norton and Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman praise Senate passage of Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003
10/30/2003 Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting Anishnabe School Named a U.S. Department of Education 2003 No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School
10/29/2003 Secretary Norton to Discuss Tamarisk Control At National Invasive Species Council Meeting
10/28/2003 Secretary Norton Approves $274 Million in Southern Nevada Projects and $111 Million to Acquire Sensitive Lands
10/28/2003 Media Advisory: Water 2025 Science and Technology Workshop
10/24/2003 BIA Consultation Meetings On Reorganization of Regional, Agency Offices Set for October 27-30 in Las Vegas
10/22/2003 Assistant Secretary Scarlett Announces WFLC Innovations That Will Strengthen Wildland Fire-Fighting
10/21/2003 Interior Department Statement on National Research Council Report
10/21/2003 Assistant Secretary Scarlett Lauds Partnership that Created New U.S. Virgin Islands Marine Park
10/21/2003 BIA to Hold Consultation Meetings on Reorganization of Regional, Agency Offices October 27-30 in Las Vegas
10/16/2003 Secretary Norton, Colorado Gov. Owens to Discuss Colorado River Water Pact
10/17/2003 Secretary Norton, Gov. Owens Say River Pact Secures Colorado's Share of Colorado Water
10/16/2003 Secretary Norton, Colorado Gov. Owens to Discuss Colorado River Water Pact
10/16/2003 Secretary of the Interior Signs Landmark Colorado River Water Pact
10/16/2003 Deputy Secretary Griles Applauds First Groundbreaking In Implementation of Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan
10/14/2003 Secretary Norton Appoints New Associate Solicitor For Division of Indian Affairs
10/14/2003 Interior Secretary Gale Norton to Sign Historic Colorado River Water Pact
10/10/2003 Mill Site Location and Patenting
10/10/2003 Martin Announces Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College and Tohono O'odham Community College Eligibility Under the Tribally Controlled Community College Assistance Act
10/09/2003 Secretary Norton Appoints Chad Calvert Deputy Assistant Secretary for Lands and Minerals Management
10/03/2003 Martin Confirms Woodrow Hopper as Deputy Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs for Management Photo of Woodrow Hopper
10/03/2003 National Norton Announces Agreement By US Fish and Wildlife Service, State of Colorado to Conserve Mountain Plovers
10/03/2003 National Park Service Launches New Web Site to Highlight Hispanic Heritage Parks
10/2/2003 Assistant Secretary Manson to Co-Chair Meeting of Task Force to Protect and Restore Coral Reefs
10/01/2003 Remarks Prepared for Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior War Correspondents Memorial Ceremony
10/01/2003 SIPI Awarded $531,000 Under Agreement With SBA to Aid Development of American Indian Small Business
09/26/2003 Take Pride in America and Presidential Awards Presented to Outstanding Volunteers
09/25/2003 Secretary Norton Provides Training Grants to the International Association of Fire Chiefs
09/25/2003 BIA Awarded $27 Million Reading First Grant by U.S. Department of Education
09/24/2003 Secretary Norton Will Honor Take Pride in America Award Winners at Ceremony in Nation's Capital
09/24/2003 Secretary Encourages Increased Visitation and Volunteerism on Public Lands at Hispanic Foundation for the Arts Annual Gala
09/23/2003 Continuation of the Arts through the Generations
09/16/2003 Secretary Norton Announces $12.9 Million in Grants To Support Conservation in 40 States and Puerto Rico
09/16/2003 Swimmer Announces Tribal Consultations on Appraisal Consolidation
09/12/2003 Secretary Norton Praises President's Intention to Nominate David Anderson as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs
09/12/2003 Interior and National Archives and Records Administration Sign Agreement to Create National Repository for American Indian Records
09/11/2003 Secretary Norton Installs New Federal Advisory Commission for Flight 93 National Memorial
09/09/2003 Recreational Fee Demonstration Program Enhances Visitor Facilities and Services
09/09/2003 Secretary Norton Announces Signing of Environmentally-Sensitive Pilot Projects, Encourages Passage of Healthy Forests Initiative
09/08/2003 NPS Director Mainella Leads Interior Department Delegation To Fifth World Parks Congress in South Africa
09/05/2003 Secretary Norton to Swear in Commissioners of Flight 93
National Memorial Federal Advisory Commission, Sept. 11
09/03/2003 NFL Players Promote Take Pride in America during festival on Mall and in Broadcast of Game
09/03/2003 NFL Helps Carry the Ball for Take Pride in America
09/02/2003 Secretary Norton to Join KaBOOM!, NFL Greats, and Others to Build a
"Playground of Hope" as Part of NFL KickOff Celebration
08/28/2003 Secretary Norton Participates in Dedication of New Navajo-Designed Community Elementary School
08/27/2003 Secretary Gale Norton and Acting Assistant Secretary Aurene Martin to Attend Opening of New Baca/Dlo'ay azhi Community School in Prewitt, New Mexico
08/20/2003 Secretary Norton Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act at Western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 187
08/20/2003 MLK "I Have a Dream" Commemorative Inscription Unveiling Ceremony Scheduled for August 22
08/13/2003 Statement of Interior Assistant Secretary Bennet Raley on Status of Quantification Settlement Agreement
08/06/2003 Acting Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs Aurene Martin Names Ed Parisian to Head OIEP
Photo of Ed Parisian
Additional Photo of Ed Parisian
08/06/2003 Acting Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs Aurene Martin Names August "Back to School Month" for BIA Schools
08/06/2003 National Invasive Species Council Names Assistant Director for International Policy and Prevention
08/05/2003 Norton Names Rock Salt as Senior Everglades Policy Advisor and Program Coordinator, Col. Greg May as Executive Director of South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force
07/31/2003 Acting Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs Aurene Martin Joins Dedication Ceremony at Stone Child College on Rocky Boy's Reservation in MT
07/31/2003 Rock 'n' Roll Studio Designated as National Historic Landmark
07/28/2003 Senators Frist and Alexander to Join Secretary Norton in Signing Ceremony to Designate Memphis Rock and Roll studio as National Historic Landmark, 07/31
07/28/2003 Interior Department Announces Plan to Save Stiltsville
07/28/2003 Interior Secretary Norton Applauds Presidential Initiative to Halt Illegal Logging
07/28/2003 Consensus Building Through Art Exhibit Opens at Interior Museum
07/24/2003 Science Advisor Tate Affirms Department's Support for Invasive Species Control
07/23/2003 Assistant Secretary Martin Commends BIA Employee John Oliveria
For Being Named 03 Service to America Medals Finalist
07/22/2003 Secretary Norton Highlights Interior Initiatives to Address Natural Gas Crisis
07/21/2003 Interior Secretary Norton to Speak at Natural Gas Roundtable Luncheon, 07/22
07/18/2003 Statement: In response to today's ruling by the United States Court of Appeals overturning the September 17, 2002 contempt ruling by the US District Court in the Cobell litigation
07/15/2003 Assistant Secretary Scarlett, New Chair of Wildland Fire Leadership Council, Predicts more Gains in Battle Against Western Fires
07/15/2003 Assistant Secretary Lynn Scarlett Welcomes New Team Charged with Implementing Historic Land Appraisal Reforms
07/14/2003 Innovative Interior Department Programs Support President's Management Agenda
07/11/2003 Secretary Norton Announces 70 Million in Grants to Support Land Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species
07/11/2003 Secretary Norton to Announce Grants to States for Endangered Species Conservation
07/09/2003 Secretary Norton Announces Federal Approval of Changes to West Virginia's Mining Rules to Better Protect Citizens from Storm Water Flooding
07/08/2003 ESRI International Honors Department of the Interior With President's Award for Exemplary Use of GIS
07/02/2003 Schedule Set for No Child Left Behind Act Negotiated Rule Making Committee Meetings
07/02/2003 Secretary Norton Presents a Report to President Bush on Commitment to Improve National Park System
07/02/2003 Deputy Secretary Griles, National Zoo Director Spelman Join Dolly Parton at Dedication of Bald Eagle Refuge Exhibit
07/01/2003 Secretary Norton Applauds World Heritage Committee Decision to Remove Yellowstone from List of Endangered Sites
06/25/2003 Interior to brief Rocky Mountain, Southern Plains Regional Employees on BIA/OST Reorganization
06/24/2003 Public Lands: Meeting America's Energy Needs
06/24/2003 Interior to Brief Central Office Employees on BIA/OST Reorganization
06/24/2003 U.S. Conference of Mayors Supports Take Pride in America
06/23/2003 Interior to brief Great Plains, Eastern Oklahoma Regional Employees on BIA/OST Reorganization
06/23/2003 A Record of Success: Meeting On-the-Ground Challenges With On-the-Ground Solutions
06/21/2003 Old Spanish Trail to be Jointly Administered by National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management
06/19/2003 Norton Announces Reform of Real Estate Appraisal Function
06/19/2003 Cabinet Officials Announce Renewable Energy Initiative
06/19/2003 Remarks Prepared for Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior Western Governor's Association Forest Summit
06/17/2003 Speech by Secretary Gale Norton before the Outdoor Writers Association of America - 06/17/03
06/17/2003 Interior to Brief Pacific, Eastern Region and Colorado Employees on BIA/OST Reorganization
06/12/2003 Jim McDivitt to Retire From Public Service Announcement Caps 35-Year Career in Federal Government
06/10/2003 Secretary Norton and NASA Administrator O'Keefe Announce "Columbia Point" In Honor of Space Shuttle Columbia
06/06/2003 Interior Secretary Norton Urges Locally-Driven, Cooperative Solutions to Avert Water Crises
06/06/2003 Interior to Brief Alsaska, Midwest Region Employees on BIA/OST Reorganization
06/05/2003 Secretary Norton Announces the Designation of 23 Recreation Trails in 12 States to the National Recreation Trails System
06/05/2003 Initiative Will Help Agriculture Producers, Communities Hit by Severe Water Shortages
06/05/2003 Interior to Brief Navajo Region Employees On BIA/OST Reorganization
06/04/2003 Interior Secretary Norton to Address Water 2025 Consulting Conference in Denver
06/02/2003 Interior to Brief Northwest, Western Region Employees on BIA/OST Reorganization
05/30/2003 Interior to Brief Regional Federal Employees on Details of BIA/OST Reorganization
05/30/2003 Secretary Norton Seeks Employee Input on Code of Scientific Conduct for Interior Department
05/30/2003 Cabinet Officials Report Progress on President Bush's Healthy Forest Initiative
05/28/2003 Norton Announces Grant To Help Five Long Island Towns, The Nature Conservancy Protect Piping Plovers on Long Island
05/28/2003 A Promise Fulfilled -- Landowners Receive More Than $9.4 Million To Conserve Species Under New Grant Program
05/28/2003 Regional Consulting Conferences to Discuss Water 2025: Preventing Crises and Conflict in the West
05/28/2003 Endangered Species Act "Broken" --Flood Over Critical Habitat Hinders Species Conservation
05/28/2003 Interior Secretary Norton and Assistant Secretary Aurene Martin
Welcome Conference Highlighting Native American Perspectives on Lewis & Clark Bicentennial
05/27/2003 Old North Foundation Awarded $317,000 Grant Under Save America's Treasures Program
05/27/2003 Interior Secretary Norton To Announce $82,000 Grant To Protect Long Island Shorebird
05/22/2003 Swimmer, Martin to Appear on Native American Calling to Discuss BIA/OST Reorganization
05/20/2003 Interior Secretary Norton Highlights President's Healthy Forests Initiative Online Today
05/19/2003 Swimmer, Martin to Address Reorganization at 04/21 Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
05/16/2003 Denver Conference to Kick Off Consultations on Water 2025: Preventing Crises and Conflict in the West
05/08/2003 Lewis and Clark Event at Discovery Creek Children's Museum in Rock Creek Park
05/08/2003 Interior Department Provides New Guidance to Promote Development of Conservation Banks
05/01/2003 Sec. Norton Announces $94 Million for State Recreation Grants From Land and Water Conservation Fund
05/01/2003 Riverside Indian School Chosen for Pilot Education Program Sponsored by Nasa
05/02/2003 Interior Secretary Norton Says Rio Grand River Agreement is a Classic Example of Citizen Stewardship
05/02/2003 Water 2025 Preventing Crises and Conflict
05/01/2003 Interior Announces Interagency Agreement On Tar Creek Superfund Site
05/01/2003 Federal Agencies Reach Consensus Ending Development of the Oregon Inlet Jetty Proposal
05/01/2003 Joint Statement of Agriculture Secretary Ann M. Veneman and Interior Sec. Gale A. Norton Regarding Healthy Forest Legislation
04/30/2003 Norton Helps Inaugurate "Bald Eagle Refuge" at National Zoo to Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge System Centennial
04/29/2003 Interior Department Honors Best in the Oil and Gas Industry
04/29/2003 Secretary Norton and National Zoo Director Spelman Join Volunteers Planting Trees and Shrubs at New "Bald Eagle Refuge" Exhibit
04/29/2003 INTERIOR SECRETARY'S SCIENCE ADVISOR CALLS FOR NEW ACTIONS TO COMBAT INVASIVE SPECIES
04/28/2003 BIA Law Enforcement to hold 12th Annual Memorial Service for Fallen Police Officers
04/25/2003 Indian Affairs, BIA, OST Reorganization Formalized in New Departmental Manual
04/23/2003 Acting Assistant Secretary Martin to Appear 04/25 in Native America Calling's "Spotlight"
04/22/2003 Acting Assistant Secretary Aurene Martin to Observe Earth Day 03 at SIPI on 04/23
04/22/2003 Interior Secretary Norton and Interior Officials Herald Earth Day
04/21/2003 Interior Secretary Gale Norton to Visit Restored Wetland in Orange County to Celebrate Earth Day
04/21/2003 Assistant Secretary of Interior Lynn Scarlett will Participate in Model Project at Meadow Spring Farm on Earth Day
04/21/2003 To Save a River Photo Exhibit Opens at Interior’s Museum
04/17/2003 Idaho's Kempthorne, Arizona's Napolitano Lead Take Pride in America's Council of Governors
04/16/2003 Interior Secretary Norton Launches National Volunteer Program To Restore and Improve America's Public Lands
04/15/2003 Secretary Norton to Unveil National Public Lands Volunteer Initiative and "Dig In" At Anacostia Park With Mayor Williams
04/14/2003 Feds Identify Opportunities for Potential Geothermal Development on Public Lands
04/14/2003 Interior Department Helps Launch Earth Day Web Site, Highlighting Stewardship Events and Service Opportunities
04/11/2003 Senate Confirms Ross O. Swimmer to be Special Trustee for American Indians
04/09/2003 Interior and State of Utah Reach Landmark Agreement on R.S. 2477 Rights-of-Way Issue
04/07/2003 Interior Department Statement on the Class III Gaming Compact Between the Forest County Potawatomi Community and the State of Wisconsin
04/02/2003 Interior Department Announces Major Agreement for Gunnison River Water in Colorado
03/31/2003 Interior Department Employees Adopt the 101st Airborne Division and 10th Mountain Division
03/31/2003 Interior Department Will Not Seek Supreme Court Review of California Offshore Leases Litigation
03/28/2003 MMS Director Johnnie Burton Wins Women in Energy Leadership Award
03/28/2003 Interior, Commerce and Agriculture Departments Make Klamath Basin "Work Plans" Available to the Public
03/26/2003 Secretary Norton Announces Major New Incentive For Deep Gas Production in the Gulf of Mexico
03/19/2003 America's Energy: Imbalance Between Consumption and Domestic Production
03/14/2003 Interior Secretary Norton Kicks Off 100th Anniversary Celebration at America's First National Wildlife Refuge
03/12/2003 ANWR Oil Reserves Greater Than Any State
03/11/2003 Central Caribou Herd Grows to Record Numbers on Alaska's North Slope
03/07/2003 Lewis And Clark Bicentennial Museum on Wheels Highlights Tribal And Interagency Cooperation
03/06/2003 Congressionally Established American Indian Education Foundation to Support Students Attending BIA-Funded Schools
03/06/2003 FACE Expanded to Seven BIA Schools-Family Literacy Program Serves Thousands of Indian Children, Adults
03/04/2003 EPA Administrator Whitman and Secretary of Interior Gale Norton Comment on NAS Report on Alaska's North Slope
03/03/2003 Interior Secretary Norton Lauds Administration's Preserve America Initiative
02/28/2003 Secretary Gale Norton to Conduct Swearing-In Ceremony for Board Members of New Foundation to Support American Indian Schools
02/28/2003 Improving Indian Student Academic Achievement Through Native Language and Culture Will be Focus of BIA Education Conference
02/27/2003 Public Lands have Abundant Opportunities for Renewable and Nonrenewable Energy Sources
02/26/2003 DOI Agreement With High-Tech Company Will Expand Usage of GIS Mapping Software Across Indian Country
02/26/2003 National Indian Country Telecommunications Infrastructure to Meet in Washington D.C.
02/25/2003 Secretary Norton Announces $34.8 Million in Grants to Support Habitat Conservation for Imperiled Species on Private Lands
02/24/2003 Public Comment Requested on DOI Draft Strategic Plan
02/20/2003 Interior Assistant Secretary Watson to Address Commonwealth North in Anchorage on 02/24
02/21/2003 DOI and DOE Announces Availability of New Report that Evaluates Renewable Energy Resources on Public Land
02/21/2003 DOI and DOE Holds Media Briefing to Discuss Potential of Renewable Energy on Public Lands in the West, 02/21
02/11/2003 Assistant Secretary Scarlett Will Give Keynote Address Wednesday at Alaska Forum on the Environment
02/10/2003 Aurene Martin Confirms Terry Virden as BIA Deputy Commisioner
Photo of Terry Virden
02/08/2003 Assistant Secretary Manson to Dedicate Innovative Research Project at Everglades Refuge
02/07/2003 American Indian Fire Crews Help with the Recovery Effort of Space Shuttle Columbia
02/05/2003 President's FY 04 Budget Promotes Conservation and Recreation at Las Cienegas NCA
02/04/2003 Secretary Norton Underscores Commitment To National Wildlife Refuge System During Tour of Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge in Washington
02/04/2003 Pittsburgh Native and Assistant Secretary Scarlett Will Tour Local Habitat Projects With Cal U Experts Tomorrow
02/03/2003 President Bush's Budget Proposes $25.5 Million Increase for National Wildlife Refuges
02/03/2003 Secretary Norton to Highlight President's Commitment to National Wildlife Refuges During Tour of Nisqually NWR in Washington State
02/03/2003 Trust Reform and Economic Development See Funding Increases Under BIA FY2004 Budget Request
02/03/2003 President's 2004 Budget for Interior Emphasizes Indian Trust Programs and Conservation Partnerships
02/03/2003 Historic Increase in FY 2004 Budget For Indian Trust Management Reforms
02/03/2003 President's Environmental Budget Promotes Stewardship and Produces Results
01/31/2003 Secretary Norton Announces $160 Million in State Grants from Land and Water Conservation Fund
01/31/2003 Media Advisory: Acting Assistant Secretary Aurene Martin to Visit Wingate High and Baca Community Schools
01/31/2003 Secretary Norton Praises White House Transfer of Governors Island to the City of New York
01/30/2003 Secretary Norton To Address the National Cattlemen's Beef Association Annual Meeting in Nashville, 02/1
01/30/2003 Secretary Norton To Announce FY 2004 Interior Budget on 02/3
01/30/2003 President Emphasizes Healthy Forests, Wildland Firefighting in 2004 Budget
01/24/2003 BIA Approves Arizona Tribal-State Gaming Compacts
01/22/2003 Remarks By Secretary Norton at the National Fisheries Leadership Conference
01/22/2003 Secretary Norton Will Address Fisheries Conference Jan. 22
01/22/2003 Martin Issues Proposed Finding to Decline Federal Acknowledgement of the Golden Hill Paugusset Tribe
01/16/2003 Interagency Study of Oil and Gas Resources in Five U.S. Basins Issued
01/15/2003 First Ever National Fire Plan Award Winners Announced
01/15/2003 Secretary Norton Announces New Firefighting Initiatives; Details Locations of Five New Healthy Forest Pilot Projects
01/14/2003 Interior Department Holds Media Briefing on Oil and Gas Inventory Report to Congress, Jan. 16
01/13/2003 Federal Agency Partnerships Highlighted at Opening of Lewis and Clark Bicentennial;Corps of Discovery II Will Hit the Road
01/10/2003 Secretary Norton Announces Jamestown 400th Commemoration Commission
01/10/2003 Secretary Norton Will Represent President Bush At Lewis And Clark Bicentennial Commencement
01/08/2003 Secretary Norton Calls for Continued Partnership in Everglades Restoration;Outlines Steps Interior Department Will Take to Promote Cooperation
01/08/2003 Lewis and Clark Traveling Exhibit Debuts at Monticello
01/08/2003 "Corps of Discovery II" Interagency Traveling Exhibit Launches Lewis and Clark Bicentennial on Jan. 14
01/08/2003 Secretary Norton Renews Trans-Alaska Pipeline Right of Way
01/08/2003 Contemporary Daguerreotypes of Western Landscapes on Exhibit at Department of the Interior Museum
01/07/2003 Secretary Norton Makes Trans-Alaska Pipeline System Right-of-Way Renewal Decision, Jan. 8
01/07/2003 Interior Submits Blueprint for $335 Million Historical Accounting Project With Plan to Guide Future Indian Trust Asset Management
01/06/2003 Secretary Norton Names Aurene M. Martin Acting Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs
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01/03/2003 Norton Applauds Nomination of Ross O. Swimmer as Special Trustee for American Indians