The Department of the Interior is committed to ensuring that everyone, no matter their zip code, can access and enjoy the benefits of green spaces and the outdoors. That’s why several of our bureaus offer fee free days each year.
Nationally, almost nine out of 10 wildfires are caused by humans. These preventable wildfires threaten lives, property and our precious natural resources. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a public land pro, you play a valuable role in preventing wildfires and protecting our natural resources.
The Department of the Interior was voted #9 on the best places to work in the federal government because of the amazing public servants who dedicate their lives to our mission. Our employees help tackle complex problems that face our nation and local communities.
As communities experience record heat waves, drought, coastal and inland flooding, and more intense and destructive wildfires, the worsening impacts of climate change are far reaching – threatening water supplies, homes and businesses, important wildlife habitat, and economic and subsistence resources for Tribal communities.