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Secretary Jewell and three other youth volunteers hold a sawed log.

Advisory: Secretary Jewell, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker to Make Major Youth Initiative Announcement

TUE, AUGUST 4, 2015, 03:00 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY – On Thursday, August 6, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will join local partners for a major announcement related to the Interior Department’s leadership of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Outside initiative. Read More >


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Interior Department Selects Philadelphia as Priority City to Connect Youth to the Great Outdoors

FRI, JULY 31, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Interior Michael Connor announced the selection of Philadelphia as one of the first 50 cities to participate in the Interior Department’s leadership of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Outside initiative. Read More >


Secretary Sally Jewell high-fives a youth during a service project.

Chicago Selected as Priority City by U.S. Department of the Interior to Connect Youth to the Great Outdoors

TUE, JULY 28, 2015, 02:00 PM EST

CHICAGO – As part of the Interior Department’s leadership of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Outside initiative, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced Chicago has been selected as one of the first 50 cities to participate. Read More >


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This Week at Interior June 5, 2015

FRI, JUNE 5, 2015, 05:27 PM EST

Baltimore is selected to be one of the 50 cities taking part in Interior's youth initiative; Secretary Jewell joins a world-famous rock climber to promote "Every Kid in a Park"; 10 new national recreation trails are announced; more. Watch Video >


Secretary Jewell high-fives a youth during a service project

Secretary Jewell, Baltimore Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announce Initiative to Inspire Youth to Connect with Outdoors

TUE, JUNE 2, 2015, 09:40 AM EST

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell joined Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to announce Baltimore as one of 50 cities nationwide to participate in the Obama Administration’s initiative to connect a new generation to the great outdoors. Read More >


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This Week at Interior May 15, 2015

FRI, MAY 15, 2015, 06:12 PM EST

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. Watch Video >


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Secretary Jewell Highlights Economic Benefits of Recreation, Strong Trade Agreements, in Discussion with Outdoor Retailers

MON, MARCH 30, 2015, 05:27 PM EST

Secretary Jewell met with representatives of the outdoor recreation industry, Members of Congress, and local leaders for a roundtable discussion on the value of outdoor recreation in generating economic growth and supporting jobs. Read More >


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This Week at Interior March 13, 2015

FRI, MARCH 13, 2015, 04:25 PM EST

Interior is now closer to its goal of one million volunteers on public lands, thanks to a $5m donation from American Express; more. Watch Video >


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Secretary Jewell Launches 50 Cities Initiative to Engage Next Generation of Leaders, Outdoor Stewards

FRI, MARCH 13, 2015, 11:08 AM EST

As part of the Interior Department’s bold youth initiative to engage the next generation of outdoor stewards and inspire millions of young Americans to play, learn, serve and work in the great outdoors, Read More >


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Secretary Jewell, American Express Announce Major Commitment to Increase Volunteerism on America’s Public Lands

THU, MARCH 12, 2015, 05:33 PM EST

As part of the Interior Department’s bold youth initiative to engage the next generation of outdoor stewards, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced a new $5-million commitment from American Express. Read More >


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Interior Launches Volunteer Network for America's Public Lands

THU, MARCH 12, 2015, 11:48 AM EST

Interior is launching a new volunteer network that will triple the number of volunteers at national parks and bring the Department one step closer to 1 million volunteers a year on America's public lands. Read More >


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Let’s Get Every Kid in a Park

THU, FEBRUARY 19, 2015, 04:02 PM EST

From sea to shining sea, our country is home to gorgeous landscapes, vibrant waterways, and historic treasures that all Americans can enjoy Read More >


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This Week at Interior January 16, 2015

FRI, JANUARY 16, 2015, 03:42 PM EST

Secretary Jewell applauds the Obama Administration's plan to decrease methane emissions by 40-45% by 2025; Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is the first "fee free" day of the year at Interior's public lands; more Watch Video >


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This Year at Interior 2014

FRI, DECEMBER 19, 2014, 11:28 AM EST

A look back at the top stories of 2014 from This Week at Interior. Watch Video >


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Veterans Enjoying America's Public Lands

MON, NOVEMBER 10, 2014, 01:49 PM EST

This Veterans Day we asked veterans and active-duty military members to share their photos of America's public lands. And now we're proud to share them with you. Watch Video >