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A native bumblebee, Bombus auricomus.

It’s Time to Talk about the Birds and the Bees -- and the Butterflies, Bats and Beetles

TUE, JUNE 16, 2015
By Jon Jarvis, National Park Service Director and Ann Mills, USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Natural Resources and the Environment

Pollinators are a diverse group and are critically important to terrestrial life on our planet. Without our help, however, their populations will continue to decline as a result of numerous stressors including loss of habitat, pests, pathogens & more. Read More >

Secretary Jewell

Secretary Sally Jewell: Commonsense Rules for Safe and Responsible Energy Development

FRI, MARCH 20, 2015
By Secretary Sally Jewell

As Secretary of the Interior, I am fortunate to oversee American treasures like the Grand Canyon, the Statue of Liberty, and the Everglades.These are places owned by each and every American. Read More >

Secretary Jewell walks a trail with students 200x200

Let’s Get Every Kid in a Park

THU, FEBRUARY 19, 2015

From sea to shining sea, our country is home to gorgeous landscapes, vibrant waterways, and historic treasures that all Americans can enjoy Read More >


A Coordinated Federal Approach to Combatting Wildlife Trafficking

WED, FEBRUARY 11, 2015
By Dan Ashe, John Cruden and Catherine Novelli

The United States launched an implementation plan for the President’s National Strategy for Combatting Wildlife Trafficking, which will be a roadmap to fighting poaching and illegal wildlife trade. Read More >

Deputy Secretary Michael Connor

Making Strides to Restore Native American Homelands

By Mike Connor, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior

As President Obama hosted the Tribal Nations Conference this week, the Administration capped a year of continued progress in strengthening the government-to-government relationship with Indian Country and working with tribal leaders. Read More >