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.
This Year at Interior 2014
A look back at the top stories of 2014 from This Week at Interior.
Happy Holidays from the Department of the Interior
Season's greetings and best wishes for a Happy New Year from the employees at the Department of the Interior.
This Week at Interior December 12, 2014
Secretary Jewell welcomes ambassadors from three Pacific island nations threatened by climate change; a new report shows streams in the Chesapeake Bay region are warming due to rising air temperatures; more.
This Week at Interior December 5, 2014
The White House Tribal Nations Conference; $13.4 billion in energy revenue disbursements; the National Christmas Tree is lit; more.
Thanksgiving Message from the Secretary
Happy Thanksgiving to all Interior employees from Secretary Jewell.
This Week at Interior November 21, 2014
A new study shows the polar bear population in the south Beaufort Sea took a steep decline in the early 2000s; Secretary Jewell announces the first ever right of way grant for offshore wind energy transmission in federal waters; more.
This Week at Interior November 14, 2014
Secretary Jewell and National Park Service Director Jarvis travel to Sydney Australia for the 2014 World Parks Congress; and it's a partnership to benefit almost half a million square nautical miles in the Pacific Ocean; more.
Veterans Enjoying America's Public Lands
This Veterans Day we asked veterans and active-duty military members to share their photos of America's public lands. And now we're proud to share them with you.
This Week at Interior November 7, 2014
A three day conference in Idaho in the name of sagebrush habitat conservation; USGS scientists test a model that could eventually restore water flow in Florida's Everglades; Veterans Day is a "fee free" day on many of our public lands; more.
This Week at Interior October 31, 2014
A new public-private partnership to benefit the next generation of outdoor stewards; the Fish and Wildlife Service proposes Endangered Species Act protection for the African lion; more.
This Week at Interior October 24, 2014
The Fish and Wildlife Service is tracking the progress of hurricane recovery on the East Coast; Interior wants veterans, military members and their families' photos of our service members enjoying the nation's public lands.
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.