Blog of the Interior

Kris smiles while kneeling on the ground in a forest.
May 6, 2022
Earth, water, air, fire — Interior covers it all! Our mission is a unique one and we have an impressive and diverse team that works hard to achieve it every day. 
Yellow flowers cover a field with a rugged mountain range in the background.
May 5, 2022
From early spring to late fall, nature puts on a spectacular show with wildflower blooms across the country.
Hand crew walks toward the mountains at sunset.
May 4, 2022
Nationally, almost 9 out of 10 wildfires are caused by humans. These preventable wildfires threaten lives, property and our precious natural resources. 
Light tan toad with dark blotches surrounding warts.
May 3, 2022
The Wyoming toad once flourished in the wetlands and rivers of southeastern Wyoming. Now, it is one of the most endangered amphibian species in North America. 
Potrait of Glenda Owens
Mar 24, 2022
Glenda Owens serves as Deputy Director of OSMRE. We asked her to share her path to the Department of the Interior, the work of OSMRE, and how addressing abandoned mine land...
Closeup of cherry blossoms in low light with the Washington Monument in the background.
Mar 22, 2022
The blooming of the cherry trees around the Tidal Basin in Washington has come to symbolize the natural beauty of our nation's capital city. The famous trees — a gift from...