This Week at Interior February 8, 2013
Welcome to the first installment of the Interior Department's weekly video series, This Week at Interior.
Inauguration Open House
The Department of the Interior hosted an open house for the public on Friday as part of the Presidential Inaugural activities taking place around Washington, DC. Take a look and learn more about the Department of the Interior.
Top Stories of 2012
A look back at some of the Top Stories of 2012 at the Department of the Interior
Secretary Salazar's Holiday Message
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar wishes a happy holiday season to all Department of the Interior employees and their families.
White House Tribal Nations Conference 2012
Leaders from the federally recognized tribes and senior government officials participated in the White House Tribal Nations Conference hosted by President Obama December 5, 2012.
Secretary Salazar's Tribal Nations Conference Address Outlines Progress
"I am proud of what we have done together over the past four years to build a solid foundation – a lasting framework - for a bright, prosperous and more fulfilling future for the First Americans." -- Interior Secretary Ken Salazar
Preview the National Christmas Tree Site
Take a walk in President's Park with Park Manager Scott Tucker, before the Dec. 6 lighting ceremony.
OSM Provides Grant to Flight 93 Memorial to Prevent Mine-Related Pollution, Improve Site
In October, OSM made available more than $300,000 to the Flight 93 National Memorial, to provide a way to help clean up acid mine drainage water from an underground coal mine near the crash site.
Secretary Salazar on Public Lands Day
Please join Secretary Salazar in recognizing National Public Lands Day by participating at a service event in your area. Check out http://www.publiclandsday.org.
Wounded Warrior Denali Challenge
Five wounded warriors challenge their disabilities to take on the tallest peak in North America.
Reflecting Pool Reopens
The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool is set to reopen August 31st, after a year and a half-long reconstruction project.
The New Recreation.gov
Watch this short video highlighting all the places you can visit through http://www.recreation.gov
Army Reserve Agreement
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and U.S. Army Reserve Chief LTG Jeffrey Talley sign an agreement to increase employment opportunities for reserve members and to facilitate connecting military families with America's Great Outdoors.
Secretary Salazar's Independence Day Message
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar's Independence Day message to all Department of the Interior employees and their family members.
Student Conservation Association Hosts Let's Move Outside Event
The Student Conservation Association conducts a Let's Move Outside! service project at Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Garden in Washington DC.
Title IX Celebration
The Department of Education and Department of the Interior hosts a basketball game celebrating the 40th anniversary of Title IX. Several Obama Administration officials took part along with players from the WNBA, college and even younger took part.
Lets Move in Indian Country
Native American professional basketball players Ben Strong and Tahnee Robinson conduct a basketball clinic for Native children, as part of the White House initiative Let's Move! in Indian Country.
Water Trail Expansion
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar joins Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley and other leaders to designate four water trails as new historic connecting components of the existing Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail.
U.S. government agencies announced an annual pass to active duty service members and their dependents, granting free access to more than 2,000 national parks, wildlife refuges, national forests, and other public lands around the nation in the coming year.
Teacher Appreciation Week
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar recalls his favorite teacher.