Secretary Salazar Cuts Ribbon to Re-Open Ford's Theatre
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar joined leaders of the Ford's Theater Society, the National Park Service and the District of Columbia at a ribbon-cutting on Wednesday, Feb. 11 to re-open Ford's Theatre and initiate the celebration of the bicentennial of the birth of President Abraham Lincoln. Ford's Theatre Society, in partnership with the National Park Service, is reopening the doors of Ford's Theatre after an 18-month renovation.
Secretary Salazar and Employees Welcome First Lady to the DOI
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and hundreds of employees welcomed the First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama to the Department of the Interior on Monday, February 9. These are her remarks.
Secretary Withdraws Last Minute Oil and Gas Leases Near Utah National Parks
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced today that the Bureau of Land Management would withdraw leases that were offered on 77 parcels of U.S. public land near Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, Dinosaur National Monument, and Nine Mile Canyon. This Podcast features Secretary Salazar's opening remarks in a teleconference he held with journalists on the decision.
Secretary Salazar Meets the Department of he Interior Employees for the First Time and Discusses the Future
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar addressed Department of the Interior employees around the nation Thursday morning via satellite from the historic Sidney R. Yates theatre . The 50th Interior Secretary discussed his thoughts on assuming his new position and his plans for future initiatives.