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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 >


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Interior Department and AFL-CIO’s Union Sportsmen’s Alliance to Sign Agreement to Restore Parks and Other Public Lands

TUE, 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 >


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This Week at Interior May 23,2014

FRI, 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 >


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Obama Administration Announces $6.7 Million to Hire Young People to Work on Public Lands Across the Nation

THU, 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 >