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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


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

Forest Fire 04/09/14
Secretary Jewell, Secretary Vilsack, CEQ Acting Chair Boots to Announce Final Phase of National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, and White House Council on Environmental Quality Acting Chair Mike Boots today will release the final phase of the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy

Marian Anderson Concert at the Lincoln Memorial 04/07/14
Secretary Jewell to Commemorate 75th Anniversary Of Marian Anderson’s Concert at Lincoln Memorial

On April 9, Secretary Jewell will join the Washington Performing Arts Society and local high school and elementary school children on the plaza of the Lincoln Memorial to commemorate Marian Anderson’s historic Easter Day concert in 1939


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.