This Week at Interior October 17, 2014
Secretary Jewell in Idaho and Wyoming for a first-hand look at sagebrush conservation efforts; the worldwide earthquake drill called the Great ShakeOut brings in some 25 million participants; and it's National Fossil Day at the Smithsonian.
This Week at Interior October 10, 2014
President Obama and Secretary Jewell on hand for the official dedication of the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial in Washington,DC; Smelting sea ice off Alaska is making life difficult for thousands of Pacific walruses; more.
This Week at Interior October 3, 2014
The designation of nine new National Historic Landmarks; Secretary Jewell convenes the White House Council on Native American Affairs; the opening of the "Out of Many, One" exhibit...a human face on the National Mall that can be seen from space; more.
This Week at Interior September 24, 2014
Secretary Jewell's travels take her across several western states, highlighting Interior initiatives like clean domestic energy, youth engagement, wildlife conservation, and restoring trust relationships with Native American tribes; more.
This Week at Interior September 19, 2014
Secretary Jewell travels to Maryland to announce the proposed delisting of the Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel from the Endangered Species List; the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is asking what to do with six tons of crushed ivory; more.
This Week at Interior September 12, 2014
Secretary Jewell marks the 9/11 anniversary at a special ceremony on Capitol Hill, and with a Day of Service at an Arlington waterfowl sanctuary; a ribbon cutting at the newly renovated White House Visitor Center; more.
This Week at Interior September 5, 2014
Secretary Jewell at the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge for the 50th anniversaries of the Wilderness Act and the Land and Water Conservation Act; Fish and Wildlife Service joins National Geographic to help combat the illegal ivory trade; more.
This Week at Interior August 29, 2014
A watershed restoration agreement in Arizona, and a tour of the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho; the USGS says an experimental earthquake warning system worked as planned during this week's quake in the San Francisco Bay Area; more.
This Week at Interior August 22, 2014
Secretary Jewell travels to Maine, Minnesota and Montana as part of the administration's commitment to prosperous and resilient Native American communities; the highest winning bid to date for offshore renewable energy leases offshore Maryland; more.
This Week at Interior August 15, 2014
One million dollars in additional funding for a San Diego wildlife refuge to engage new and diverse youth in the great outdoors; Secretary Jewell travels to California to meet with members of the interagency fire leadership team; more
This Week at Interior August 8, 2014
Secretary Jewell on the road again to mark the 50th anniversary of the Land and Water Conservation Fund and make the case for its full and permanent funding; wildlife trafficking one of the top agenda items at a summit in Washington DC; more.
This Week at Interior August 1, 2014
Interior joins forces with the AFL-CIO's Union Sportsmen Alliance on projects to renew, rebuild, and restore the nation's public lands; the grand opening of the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden, which is situated near abandoned mines; more.
This Week at Interior July 25, 2014
Secretary Jewell on Capitol Hill to call for full and permanent funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund; USGS has a new Coastal Change Hazards Portal that lets users track coastline changes through the past, present, and future; more.
This Week at Interior July 18, 2014
Philanthropist David Rubenstein donates more than $12 million to help restore Arlington House, a memorial to George Washington and the home of Robert E. Lee; a new report show national parks continue to be economic engines for local communities; more.
This Week at Interior July 11, 2014
An in depth look at how the Land and Water Conservation Fund helps support outdoor recreation, local conservation, and clean water projects across the country.
This Week at Interior July 3, 2014
The Bureau of Land Management hosts an auction for renewable energy on public lands in Nevada's Dry Lake Solar Energy Zone; a new report outlines a cooperative effort to restore the bison to its ecological and cultural role; Yosemite turns 150; more.
This Week at Interior June 27, 2014
A 30-year recovery effort brings the wood stork back from the brink of extinction; the strongest U.S. earthquake in more than a decade rocks the Aleutian Islands Alaska; Poverty Point Louisiana is designated a World Heritage Site; more.
This Week at Interior June 20, 2014
Secretary Jewell announces $102 million in coastal resilience grants aimed at helping communities protect themselves from severe storms; the Secretary announces the nation's largest offshore wind energy area available for commercial development; more.
Goats spell trouble for invasive weeds
Four hundred and nine goats showed up this week at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Bozeman Fish Technology Center as part of a cooperative effort to target noxious weeds and manage brush overgrowth.
This Week at Interior June 13, 2014
The official launch of the NPS LGBT Heritage theme study; Secretary Jewell attends the Western Governors' Association meeting, where she signs an agreement to boost tourism, and announces $20 million in water and energy efficiency projects; more.