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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 >

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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

THU, DECEMBER 4, 2014
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 >

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Celebrating a Milestone in Conservation – and the Law that Made it Possible

FRI, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
By Dan Ashe, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director

Just a few weeks ago, I was at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History remembering an unfortunately dark moment in conservation history – exactly a century before, on September 1, 1914, the last known passenger pigeon died in a Cincinnati zoo. Read More >

Sally Jewell

The Great American Backyard Campout

FRI, JUNE 27, 2014
By Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior

Some of my fondest childhood memories are camping out in the backyard with my friends, climbing trees, having “teddy bear picnics” in a secret place under the bushes, and whittling sticks to toast marshmallows. Thanks to the Great American Backyard Read More >