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Secretary Sally Jewell

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 >


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This Week at Interior October 31, 2014

FRI, OCTOBER 31, 2014, 02:45 PM EST

A new public-private partnership to benefit the next generation of outdoor stewards; the Fish and Wildlife Service proposes Endangered Species Act protection for the African lion; more. Watch Video >


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Interior Department and The North Face Join Forces to Promote & Protect America’s Public Lands

MON, OCTOBER 27, 2014, 11:48 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Todd Spaletto, President of The North Face, today announced a partnership to protect, preserve and celebrate public lands in support of the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Read More >


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This Week at Interior September 19, 2014

FRI, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014, 03:15 PM EST

Secretary Jewell travels to Maryland to announce the proposed delisting of the Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel from the Endangered Species List; the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is asking what to do with six tons of crushed ivory; more. Watch Video >


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This Week at Interior September 12, 2014

FRI, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014, 04:24 PM EST

Secretary Jewell marks the 9/11 anniversary at a special ceremony on Capitol Hill, and with a Day of Service at an Arlington waterfowl sanctuary; a ribbon cutting at the newly renovated White House Visitor Center; more. Watch Video >


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This Week at Interior August 15, 2014

FRI, AUGUST 15, 2014, 03:09 PM EST

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 Watch Video >


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Secretary Jewell Announces Additional $1 Million to Fund Urban Engagement Efforts at Southern California Wildlife Refuges

WED, AUGUST 13, 2014, 02:24 PM EST

SAN DIEGO, CA – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced that the San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex will receive an additional $1 million in funding to reach new audiences and engage Southern California urban communities and youth Read More >


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This Week at Interior August 1, 2014

FRI, AUGUST 1, 2014, 03:44 PM EST

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. Watch Video >