From Our Blog

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A hunter crouches on rocks, looking at the landscape

Whether you are a first-time hunter or a seasoned sportsman or woman, there’s no better place for a hunt than on America’s public lands.

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An artist sits on rocks with his easel and paints the rolling green hills of Shenandoah.

Learn more about some of the incredible ways you can volunteer on your public lands this National Public Lands Day!

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Two visitors walk by the hanging ice from the Apostle Island ice caves with its blue tinge

America’s public lands offer endless opportunities for fun and adventure! We’ve compiled a list of a just a few of the best events on public lands throughout the year so check out these 22 amazing events and plan your next public lands adventure.

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A black and white photo shows Gifford Pinchot smiling with his hat and bushy moustache.

Gifford Pinchot's August 11 birthday commemorates an extremely powerful voice in America’s conservation movement -- influencing presidents, departments and even shaping the definition of conservation. 

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A yellow-eyed great horned owl peers over the edge of a tree branch.

Celebrate International Owl Awareness Day with awesome facts about some of our nation’s owls. Plus, the photos are a real hoot!


From the Department

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A Wall of Faces in the Flight 93 National Memorial Visitor Center displays pictures of the 40 passengers and crew of Flight 93.

When tragedy strikes, Americans mourn as one people, under one flag.  An attack on one of us is an attack on us all.

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Secretary Zinke stands by a large window looking out at the blue sky.

I would like to take the time to highlight and thank the entire Department of the Interior team in the Gulf of Mexico and around the Country for their continued efforts in the wake of the catastrophic events caused by Hurricane Harvey.

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Secretary Zinke stands with a small group of people next to an outdoor veterans memorial.

Supporting the military and our veterans has been at the heart of the mission at the Department of the Interior since its inception.