Snakehead invaders: ugly, hungry, resilient.
The National Park Service's Jason McNatt has won top honors in the Secretary's Shotgun Showdown, beating Secretary Zinke in a final round shootout.
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.
One of Interior’s emergency response teams to mobilize after this year’s hurricanes, Quick Response Team Four was made up of tribal public safety officers and Bureau of Indian Affairs agents. This was the first Interior team to include tribal public safety officers for a FEMA-led response.
Over 500 Department of the Interior employees are responding to the disaster of Hurricanes Irma and Maria on Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
156 DOI employees on FEMA disaster response in the Caribbean.
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.