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Press Release



PHOTO RELEASE: Secretary Salazar Promotes America’s Great Outdoors



02/22/2011

 Contact: DOI (202) 208-6416

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following President Obama’s announcement of the America’s Great Outdoors report on February 16th, 2011, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar hit the road on a three-state tour to highlight the importance of the 21st century conservation and recreation initiative. Later on this week, Secretary Salazar will continue the America’s Great Outdoors conversation by marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with President Lincoln re-enactor “Fritz” Klein and participating in a discussion on the America’s Great Outdoors initiative at the Center for American Progress. Specific details to follow.

Photos from his visits to New York, Florida, and California can be found here.

NEW YORK CITY, NY
2/17/11 New York Great Urban Park Announcement          

PICAYUNE STRAND, FL
2/18/11 Everglades Restoration Project Groundbreaking

EL CENTRO, CA
2/20/11 Visit to Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area

FRESNO, CA
2/20/11 River Restoration Event

DELANO, CA
2/21/11 40 Acres National Historic Landmark Plaque Dedication Ceremony


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