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.
This Week at Interior June 6, 2014
Another milestone in President Obama's Climate Action Plan, the Clean Power Plan proposal to cut carbon pollution from existing power plants; Secretary Jewell travels to historic Jamestown Island to host a roundtable on climate change impacts; more.
National Park Service Announces LGBT Theme Study
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announces a new theme study that will identify places and events associated with the story of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans for inclusion in the parks and programs of the agency.
This Week at Interior May 30, 2014
Secretary Jewell at New York City's Stonewall Inn, to announce the launch of a National Park Service theme study on LGBT historic sites; Secretary Jewell joins Dr. Jill Biden in Seattle for a panel on 21st century workplaces; more.
This Week at Interior May 23,2014
President Obama designates half a million acres in New Mexico for the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument; for the first time in decades the fresh water of the Colorado River has reunited with the salt waters of the Sea of Cortez
This Week at Interior May 16, 2014
A special ceremony on the National Mall to mark the reopening of the Washington Monument; Secretary Jewell joins Vice President Joe Biden in St. Louis as work continues on the revitalization of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial; more.
Washington Monument Reopening InstaMeet
A dozen followers of our Instagram account (www.instagram.com/USInterior) participated in the re-opening of the Washington Monument on May 12, 2014.