Youth in the Great Outdoors
Secretary Jewell has launched an ambitious initiative to inspire millions of young people to play, learn, serve and work outdoors.
For the health of our economy and our nation’s public lands, it’s critical that we work now to establish meaningful and deep connections between young people – from every background and every community – and America’s great outdoors.
Interior Department and AFL-CIO’s Union Sportsmen’s Alliance to Sign Agreement to Restore Parks and Other Public LandsTUE, JULY 29, 2014, 12:52 PM EST
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA), an organization representing affiliates and members of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), will sign Read More >
This Week at Interior May 23,2014FRI, MAY 23, 2014, 11:23 AM EST
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 Watch Video >
Obama Administration Announces $6.7 Million to Hire Young People to Work on Public Lands Across the NationTHU, MAY 22, 2014, 02:27 PM EST
The grants, the latest in the Obama Administration’s efforts to develop a 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC) and expand employment opportunities for young people and veterans, will provide jobs resulting in paid conservation work experiences. Read More >
This Week at Interior May 2, 2014FRI, MAY 2, 2014, 04:32 PM EST
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. Watch Video >