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The DOI Office of Communications serves news media representatives across the United States. It can be contacted at (202) 208-6416.

Press Releases

Mitigation Banking - Fish and Wildlife Service 04/10/14
Secretary Jewell Releases Landscape-Scale Mitigation Strategy to Encourage Dual Objectives of Smart Development and Conservation

To advance landscape-scale, science-based management of America’s public lands and wildlife, Secretary Jewell today released a strategy to implement mitigation policies and practices at the Department

Forest Fire 04/09/14
Obama Administration Outlines New Strategy to Better Protect Communities, Businesses and Public and Private Lands from the Threat of Wildland Fire Ahead of 2014 Fire Season

As the 2014 wildfire season approaches, U.S. Secretary Tom Vilsack, U.S. Secretary Sally Jewell, and Council on Environmental Quality Acting Chair Mike Boots released the Administration’s National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy

Neil Kornze 04/08/14
Secretary Jewell Statement on the Senate Confirmation of Neil Kornze as Director of the Bureau of Land Management

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today released the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed Neil Kornze to serve as Director of the Bureau of Land Management

Media Advisories

Klamath basin 04/17/14
Historic Klamath Basin Water Agreement
 to be Signed at Friday Event

Governor John Kitzhaber, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, Undersecretary of the Department of Commerce Kathryn Sullivan, California Resources Secretary John Laird, Klamath Tribal Chair Don Gentry, and

NPS-Arrowhead 04/16/14
Secretary Jewell to Kick off National Park Week at Crater Lake, Highlight Recreational, Economic Benefits of Parks

On April 19, 2014, Secretary Jewell will kick off National Park Week with a visit to Crater Lake National Park, highlighting this year’s “Go Wild!” theme that encourages people to connect with the nation’s natural, historic, and cultural heritage

Secretary Jewell 04/15/14
Secretary Jewell to Deliver Commencement Address at Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

On Thursday, April 17, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will address the 2014 graduating class of the Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute , a National Indian Community College and Land Grant Institution located in Albuquerque

DOI Videos

ThisWeekApril11_200 04/11/14
This Week at Interior April 11, 2014

The 75th anniversary of Marian Anderson's historic concert at the Lincoln Memorial; Washington DC's world famous cherry blossoms are hitting peak bloom under sunny skies and warm temperatures; more.

Photo Galleries

Deputy Secretary Mike Connor 03/04/14
Secretary Jewell Swears in Deputy Secretary Mike Connor

On March 4, 2014, Secretary Jewell held a swearing-in ceremony for Deputy Secretary Mike Connor

Other News

DOI Logo 03/24/14
March 24th is a Tribal Day of Action for Affordable Care Act Enrollment

This month, Vice President Biden and Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius spoke directly to tribal leaders and community members on the benefits of the Affordable Care Act for American Indians and Alaska Natives.