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Secretary Salazar Tours the Florida Keys


January 10, 2011

Secretary of the Department of the Interior Ken Salazar toured the Florida Keys on Jan 8. Secretary Salazar announced that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with private landowners, conservation groups and federal, tribal, state and local agencies to develop a new national wildlife refuge and conservation area to preserve the community’s ranching heritage and conserve the headwaters and fish and wildlife of the Everglades on Jan.7.


  • Anne Morkill, Fish and Wildlife Service, briefs Secretary of the Department of the Interior Ken Salazar. Photo by Tami Heilemann-DOI
    Secretary Salazar is being briefed by Anne Morkill of Fish and Wildlife Services.
  • Secretary Salazar and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fish And Wildlife Service Will Shafroth analyze a sandbar created in 2005 by hurricane Wilma. The sandbar has become an important habitat for various birds in the region. Photo by Tami Heilemann-DOI
    Secretary Salazar, Assistant Secretary Shafroth and Fish and Wildlife Service representatives observe a sandbar.
  • Photo by Tami Heilemann-DOI
    Florida Keys
  • Secretary of the Department of the Interior Ken Salazar and Glen Cullingford, Southwest Pilot for the Fish and Wildlife Service, review a map of the Everglades and Tamiami Trail. Photo by Tami Heilemann-DOI
    Secretary of the Department of the Interior Ken Salazar and Glen Cullingford, Southwest Pilot for the Fish and Wildlife Services review a map of the Everglades and Tamiami Trail.
  • Secretary Salazar and children of volunteers at the Key Deer Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Tami Heilemann-DOI
    Secretary Salazar and children of volunteers at the Key Deer Wildlife Refuge.
  • Secretary Salazar and Assistant Secretary for Fish And Wildlife Service Will Shafroth view a map of the loop current off the coast of the Florida Keys. Photo by Tami Heilemann-DOI
    Secretary Salazar, and Will Shafroth view a map of the loop current off the coast of the Florida Keys.
  • Photo by Tami Heilemann-DOI
    Florida Keys
  • Secretary Salazar is being briefed by Anne Morkill of Fish and Wildlife Services.
  • Secretary Salazar, Assistant Secretary Shafroth and Fish and Wildlife Service representatives observe a sandbar.
  • Florida Keys
  • Secretary of the Department of the Interior Ken Salazar and Glen Cullingford, Southwest Pilot for the Fish and Wildlife Services review a map of the Everglades and Tamiami Trail.
  • Secretary Salazar and children of volunteers at the Key Deer Wildlife Refuge.
  • Secretary Salazar, and Will Shafroth view a map of the loop current off the coast of the Florida Keys.
  • Florida Keys