Blog of the Interior

Tribal youth stand in their native dress.
Nov 6, 2015
As part of the Obama Administration’s Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) initiative to invest in opportunities for Native youth success, Interior is moving forward with a public-...
Abigail kneels on the Chilkoot Trail next to a large rusted wheel.
Nov 3, 2015
Before starting 4th grade, Abigail Tidlow-Tranel and her family spent five days backpacking the Chilkoot Trail -- a 33-mile-long hike that spans from Klondike Gold Rush...
The Statue of Liberty at sunset
Oct 28, 2015
In sadness and celebration, the Statue of Liberty comforts and inspires our nation. After these 129 years, it’s impossible to imagine an America without the Statue of Liberty...
A volunteer places bags of oyster shells along the shoreline as experimental reefs to reduce erosion and create a fish nursery. Photo courtesy of the American Littoral Society.
Oct 26, 2015
Three years after Hurricane Sandy wrecked havoc on the East Coast, Interior has invested $787 million to help coastal communities rebuild and become better prepared for...
sunset over Grand Canyon
Oct 19, 2015
National parks are some of the most breathtaking places in the United States. So it should come as no surprise that national parks were some of the top places people love to...
Students sheltering under a desk during an earthquake drill.
Oct 14, 2015
Join the United States Geological Survey and partners in this annual earthquake preparedness drill. It’s easy! At 10:15 am local time, just remember to “Drop! Cover!