From the Field

The ruins of a demolished building stand on a beach.

Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Insular Areas Doug Domenech and a departmental team today wrapped up a visit to coordinate Interior’s on-the-ground support to the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Citizens in the islands—including Interior employees--are suffering from hurricane damage, flooding, communication and power outages, blocked roads and degraded water supplies.

From Our Blog

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Two men wearing waders fish in a shallow river as a dog watches from the grassy riverbank.

Fishing is a favorite outdoor pastime for many people. Alone or with friends and family, fishing can be a fun and relaxing opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. From the calm of fly fishing in a Montana stream to the thrill of sportfishing in the Gulf of Mexico, fishing is a great way to support conservation and inspire your next water-cooler story.

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A small dog wearing a sweater sits on the seat of an electric scooter.

While conducting a security assessment of a closed hospital in Humacao, Puerto Rico, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee James Casey noticed something unusual: A small dog that would prove to be an extraordinary hero.

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Contrasting purples and greens flow together

America’s public lands and tribal homelands have inspired artists for centuries. Check out some of the ways that artists and Interior have come together to produce awe-inspiring art. 

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A man in safety gear uses a chainsaw to cut up a tree laying across a road.

From ​the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico through Texas, Florida, the Southeast and other areas along the East Coast, hundreds of Interior employees are helping respond to the record-breaking devastation. 

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.