Stories from the Field

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Employee News, Employee Features - Public, External News
Two men in camouflage uniforms in an office.
11/9/2017
“My experience with the Service gave me an idea of where my real passion lies and what I want for myself in a career.”
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Employee News, Employee Features - Public, External News
A girl in camouflage with two deceased turkeys
11/3/2017
Sydney shouldered her gun. “They’re right there. Can I shoot?” she asked in hushed excitement.
Employee News, Employee Features - Public, Conservation, Press Release
A group of men and women with fake snakes crowning their heads.
11/1/2017

Snakehead invaders: ugly, hungry, resilient.

Bureau of Reclamation, Employee News, Employee Features - Public, External News
Candice Barnes, Geotechnical Engineer with the Bureau of Reclamation
10/30/2017
At Reclamation, we pride ourselves in the ability to hire the world’s best engineers.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria, Employee News, External News
Fallen trees, wreckage and a dirt-covered road.
10/27/2017
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service responds to help stricken Puerto Rico.
District of Columbia, Employee News, Employee Features - Public, Blog Post
Two men with toy rifles at the ready.
10/18/2017

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.

District of Columbia, Employee News, Employee Features - Public, External News
Four women and two men wearing business clothes pose in a line with an award.
10/18/2017
Refurbished Research Center first federal agency to receive prestigious honor
Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Press Release
The ruins of a demolished building stand on a beach.
10/13/2017

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.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Puerto Rico, Office of the Secretary, Emergency, Blog Post
A group of policemen pose in two rows on a concrete runway in front of an airplane.
10/11/2017

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.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey, Puerto Rico, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
Three men in work clothes stand on a balcony overlooking the lake and attach a camera to the railing.
10/6/2017

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. 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Puerto Rico, Office of the Secretary, Hurricane Maria, Blog Post
A man wearing the uniform of a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officer stands on a beach with a storm over the ocean behind him.
9/29/2017

156 DOI employees on FEMA disaster response in the Caribbean.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Florida, Hurricane Irma, Employee News, External News
Two people talk in a mud-filled room.
9/18/2017
A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service task force wades into the gray mud to help families in Everglades City, Florida
U.S. Geological Survey, Florida, Emergency, Hurricane Irma, External News
Hurricane Irma imagery
9/6/2017
As powerful Hurricane Irma nears Puerto Rico and poses a threat to Florida, U.S. Geological Survey scientists are mobilizing to help measure storm surge, forecast coastal change expected from the storm, and provide key information on water and stream levels critical to forecasting floods.
Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey, Blog Post
Secretary Zinke stands by a large window looking out at the blue sky.
8/31/2017

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.

Bureau of Reclamation, Colorado, Employee News, Employee Features - Public, External News
Underwater diver takes notes beneath Lake Mead.
8/28/2017
Reclamation currently houses two separate dive teams: the LCR team which covers parts of Nevada, Utah, Arizona, California and New Mexico, and the Pacific Northwest Region’s team which covers parts of Idaho, Oregon and Washington.