This Week at Interior April 24, 2015
President Obama and Secretary Jewell mark Earth Day 2015 with a visit to Florida's Everglades; a multi-agency initiative to fight climate change's effects; the results of the first-ever carbon storage assessment in national parks; more.
This Week at Interior April 17, 2015
Secretary Jewell takes part in ceremonies marking the 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln; new well regulation proposed to ensure safe offshore gas and oil development; how your smartphone could become an earthquake detect; more.
This Week at Interior April 10, 2015
Secretary Jewell in Georgia and Virginia to call for full and permanent funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund; two new Sentinel Landscapes are announced; a new USGS synthesis on methane trapped in Arctic permafrost; more.
This Week at Interior April 3, 2015
The official kickoff of the Find Your Park campaign; Secretary Jewell in Hawaii for the official dedication of a new national monument; a roundtable discussion in Seattle with business leaders on the economic value of outdoor recreation; more.
This Week at Interior March 27, 2015
Secretary Jewell heads west for a panel discussion at the University of California at Berkeley on public education and public lands, and to celebrate Women's History Month at the Rosie the Riveter World War II Homefront National Historic Park; more.
This Week at Interior March 20, 2015
Secretary Jewell offers her vision for a safe, secure, and prosperous future for American energy; an oil and gas lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico; and the USGS is among the partners releasing a report this week on frozen methane deposits around the world.
Secretary Jewell Offers Vision for Balanced, Prosperous Energy Future
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell lays out the Department’s priorities for strengthening our nation’s economy with a balanced, prosperous energy future over the next two years.
This Week at Interior March 13, 2015
Interior is now closer to its goal of one million volunteers on public lands, thanks to a $5m donation from American Express; more.
This Week at Interior March 6, 2015
Secretary Jewell and other Interior officials mark World Wildlife Day; Fish and Wildlife announces $45m in grants; the National Park Service announces when Washington DC's famous cherry blossom trees will hit their peak bloom; more.
This Week at Interior February 27, 2015
Leaders and delegates from the most distant American territories meet with Interior and White House officials in Washington; the USGS wants to know what's on the menu for your average polar bear; more.
"Lost Boy" to Land Management: John Ajak's Story
The incredible story of one Bureau of Land Management employee, from his days as one of the "Lost Boys" of Sudan, to his current position as a petroleum engineer.
Sec. Jewell Kicks Off Native Youth Listening Tour
Last week, Secretary Jewell kicked off President Obama’s Native Youth Listening Tour, part of the Administration's Generation Indigenous initiative, a program meant to break down barriers standing between Native youth and their opportunity for success.
This Week at Interior February 20, 2015
President Obama designates three new national monuments, and launches his "Every Kid in a Park" initiative; Secretary Jewell travels to Alaska to meet with communities threatened by climate change; and it's really big news for a small Oregon fish.
Valentine's Day 2015
The sweetest Valentine’s Day video you will watch all day! Every year thousands get engaged and married on America’s public lands -- making these special places part of their love story.
This Week at Interior February 12, 2015
Secretary Jewell flips the switch on the largest solar farm on U.S. public lands; Secretary Jewell kicks off the Administration's Native Youth Listening Tour at two Arizona elementary schools; more.
This Week at Interior February 6, 2015
President Obama unveils his fiscal year 2016 budget, which includes $13.2 billion to fund the Department of the Interior and its core missions.
This Week at Interior January 30, 2015
President Obama says he'll ask Congress to expand protections for Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; Interior invites public comment on a draft 5-year plan for offshore oil and gas development; more.
This Week at Interior January 23, 2015
Fighting climate change among the highlights of President Obama's sixth State of the Union address; a new study from USGS shows melting glaciers don't just change sea levels, they affect marine life; more.
This Week at Interior January 16, 2015
Secretary Jewell applauds the Obama Administration's plan to decrease methane emissions by 40-45% by 2025; Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is the first "fee free" day of the year at Interior's public lands; more
This Week at Interior January 9, 2015
The first Secretarial Order of 2015 aims to reduce the risk and damage from wildfires on the sagebrush rangelands; Secretary Jewell travels to Florida to check progress on Everglades restoration; more.