Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke Tours the Arctic, Travels to Norway, Greenland and Alaska

5/26/2017

Date: May 26, 2017
Contact: Interior_Press@ios.doi.gov

WASHINGTON - Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke will kick off a nearly week-long trip around the Arctic Circle, beginning with a CODEL to Norway, Greenland and Alaska led by Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and continuing through several Interior holdings through the holiday weekend and into the following week. 

The Secretary will participate in the following meetings and events. Note, not all meetings and events are open to the press. For information regarding the CODEL, please contact Nicole Daigle (202) 224-2576. 
 
Sunday, May 28 -- Byers Lake & Denali 

  • Memorial Day Ceremony with Rolling Thunder (open press)
  • Visit Denali National Park 

Monday, May 29 -- Denali

  • Visit Denali National Park

Tuesday, May 30 -- Anchorage 

  • Alaska Native Veterans Roundtable
  • BBQ "Meet and Greet" with DOI employees 
  • All hands meeting with DOI employees 
  • Alaska Federation of Natives Meeting (press availability following the meeting)

Wednesday, May 31 -- Anchorage 

  • Deliver remarks at the Alaska Oil and Gas Association Annual Conference (open press with a press availability following the Secretary's speech) 
  •  Hike the Arctic Valley Nike Site Summit