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Everything You Want to Know About Katmai National Park’s Fat Bears
Every fall, Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska hosts Fat Bear Week, an annual tournament celebrating the success of the bears at the park’s Brooks River.
Seven Things to Love About the Great American Outdoors Act
From our iconic national parks and fire management infrastructure to migratory birding grounds and elementary schools, the Great American Outdoors Act is a historic investment in our public lands.
10 Tips to Prevent Wildfires
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.
Public Servants are the Backbone of Interior
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.
Explore Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage
The Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities make our nation more vibrant through their diverse cultures, languages and religions.
A New Vision to Restore Lands and Waters
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.
Twinkle, twinkle! 16 Awesome Public Lands for Stargazing
Some of the last harbors of dark skies, public lands provide unspoiled views of the stars glittering above.
Unique Ways to Experience DC’s Cherry Blossoms
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 Japan in 1912 — signal Washington's rite of spring with an explosion of life and color that surrounds the Tidal Basin in a sea of pale pink and white blossoms.
Celebrating Interior Women in Leadership
Each year, Women’s History Month offers an important opportunity for us to shine a light on women who have built, shaped and improved upon our nation.
Invasive Species: Finding solutions to stop their spread
No matter where they came from, how they got here or what harm they cause, invasive species are a serious concern.
The Endangered Species Act: Celebrating 50 Years of Success in Wildlife Conservation
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act, providing the opportunity to reflect on the progress made protecting our nation's endangered species.
Mark Your Calendars! Fee Free Days in 2023
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.
Exploring Black and African American Heritage
Several African American heritage sites are protected and maintained by the Department of the Interior to honor the contributions the Black community has made and continues to make to our nation.
America’s Public Lands Explained
What’s the difference between a national park, national forest and national monument? We’re breaking down America’s public lands for you.
Interior’s 2022 Wrapped!
This year, the Department of the Interior focused on building a better future for every American, with unprecedented investments from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act.
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