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.
This Week at Interior May 9, 2014
The White House releases the third annual National Climate Assessment; USGS has a Climate Change Viewer that can track water resource changes; Secretary Jewell joins leaders and first responders as California braces for a tough wildfire season; more.
This Week at Interior May 2, 2014
An agreement is signed with the National League of Cities and the YMCA to get young people involved with nature; first glimpses of the stunning images from the 2013 Share the Experience photo contest; more.
This Week at Interior April 25, 2014
Celebrating Earth Day 2014; how the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is boosting the economy when it restores habitat, and joins forces with a leading African American fraternity to encourage urban youth to get involved with the great outdoors; more.
Earth Day Webchat With Deputy Secretary Michael Connor
Deputy Secretary of the Interior Michael Connor holds a special Earth Day webchat from Interior's Bison Bistro.
This Week at Interior April 18, 2014
National Park Week starts with free admission this weekend to all 401 of America's National Parks; a gathering of all the living Directors of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Interior's Posterity exhibit looks at the some vintage art from WPA. More.
This Week at Interior April 11, 2014
The 75th anniversary of Marian Anderson's historic concert at the Lincoln Memorial; Washington DC's world famous cherry blossoms are hitting peak bloom under sunny skies and warm temperatures; more.
This Week at Interior April 4, 2014
The Island Night Lizard will be removed from federal protection under the Endangered Species Act; details of Secretary Jewell's recent visit on a submarine at the polar ice cap; the Secretary sits down with some of the original "Rosie the Riveters"; more.
This Week at Interior March 28, 2014
The National Park Service says the Washington Monument will reopen to the public soon -- and it has a date picked out; an 81-million year old dinosaur is the star of an exhibit at the Bureau of Land Management; more.
This Week at Interior March 21, 2014
A new Secretarial Order is issued to expand opportunities for youth/veterans to play, learn, serve, and work in America's great outdoors; the White House honors 14 heroes for engaging communities and youth in environmental stewardship/conservation; more.
This Week at Interior March 14, 2014
President Obama designates a stunning stretch of public lands to be added to the California Coastal National Monument; Secretary Jewell joins Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as LA is selected a pilot city for the Urban Wildlife Refuge Initiative; more.
This Week at Interior March 7, 2014
A new report shows the powerful impact that national parks have on local and national economies; NPS projects a peak bloom date for Washington DC's world-famous cherry blossoms; Interior has a new Deputy Secretary; more.
This Week at Interior February 28, 2014
Governors, representatives and other delegates from American Samoa, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands meet with Federal officials and agencies at the 2014 Interagency Group Meeting on Insular Affairs; more.
This Week at Interior February 21, 2014
Two solar energy projects approved for the California-Nevada border; BOR Commissioner Connor joins President Obama on a visit to drought-stricken California; a look back at more than 50 years of service by former NPS Director Robert Stanton; more.
Cutest Valentine's Day video you'll watch today
This year we asked you to send us your videos and photos of your weddings or proposals in National Parks, Wildlife Refuges and other public lands, and wow did you respond. Here are some of the photos and videos you submitted for our Valentine's Day video.
This Week at Interior February 7, 2014
Climate change in an icy national park, wind power in the west, and the little fish that could.
Valentine's Day 2014 -- Call for Videos
Our Valentine’s Day video last year featuring proposals and weddings on America’s public lands proved to be so popular, that we are going to do another one for 2014, and we’re looking for your help!
This Week at Interior January 31, 2014
Energy, climate change, conservation and jobs all a central theme of the President's State of the Union Address; Secretary Jewell hosts a ceremony celebrating milestones in the land buyback program for American Indian tribes;more.