Email Updates
Sign up to stay informed about the latest happenings at Interior.


Sign up to stay informed about the latest happenings at Interior.
Email Updates
Sign up to stay informed about the latest happenings at Interior.
U.S. Department of the Interior - News
Click to toggle text size.

DOI Video

Live Webcasts


News Archive

ThisWeekMay15_200 05/15/15
This Week at Interior May 15, 2015

Federal officials and community leaders come together for the annual AAPI Summit; a solemn ceremony to honor those law enforcement officers who have fallen in the line of duty; the USGS continues to monitor earthquake aftershocks in Nepal; more.

ThisWeekMay8_200 05/08/15
This Week at Interior May 8, 2015

Senior Interior officials tour drought-stricken areas of the West; Deputy Secretary Connor honors fallen law enforcement officers in New Mexico; marking 70 years since the Victory in Europe during World War II; more.

ThisWeekMay1_200 05/01/15
This Week at Interior May 1, 2015

Secretary Jewell announces funding for sagebrush land protection projects in the Great Basin region; finalized regulations for valuation of oil produced on Native American lands; a donation to help restore the Marine Corps War Memorial; more.

ThisWeekApril25_200 04/24/15
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.

ThisWeekApril17_200 04/17/15
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.

ThisWeekApril10_200 04/10/15
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.

ThisWeekApril3_200 04/03/15
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.

ThisWeekMarch27_200 03/27/15
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.

ThisWeekMarch20_200 03/20/15
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.

CSIS_200 03/18/15
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.

ThisWeekMarch13_200 03/13/15
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.

ThisWeekMarch6_200 03/06/15
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.

ThisWeekFeb27_200 02/27/15
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.

JohnAdak_200 02/26/15
"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.

NativeYouth_200 02/20/15
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.

ThisWeekFeb20_200 02/20/15
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.

ValentinesDay_200 02/13/15
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.

ThisWeekFeb12_200 02/12/15
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.

ThisWeekFeb6_200 02/06/15
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.

ThisWeekJan30_200 01/30/15
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.