Secretary Zinke to Visit Regional DOI Offices, Meet with Local Stakeholders

3/9/2017

Date: March 9, 2017
Contact: Interior_Press@ios.doi.gov

WASHINGTON - On Friday, March 10, 2017, Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will travel to Montana to tour regional and local offices and facilities within the Department. Secretary Zinke will meet with leadership from the National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and other agencies, as well as local and Tribal governments and stakeholders. More stops may be announced. 

 

Friday, March 10

Tribal Blessing by the Blackfeet Nation at Glacier National Park
Location: Glacier National Park (RSVP for more info)
Secretary Zinke will be honored with a traditional Tribal blessing by members of the Blackfeet Nation at Glacier National Park.
Open to Press: RSVP to interior_press@ios.doi.gov for more details.

Meeting with Glacier National Park leadership and staff
Secretary Zinke will meet with GNP leadership and staff to learn about challenges, opportunities, and the maintenance backlog
Closed to press

 

Monday, March 13

Special Joint Session of the Montana State Legislature
Location: State Capitol in Helena, MT
Secretary Zinke will address a Special Joint Session of the Montana State Legislature
Open to Press: RSVP to interior_press@ios.doi.gov for more details.

 

Tuesday, March 14

Site visit to the BLM Lewistown Field Office
Location: Lewistown, MT
Secretary Zinke will meet with employees at the BLM’s Field Office
Closed to press

Site visit to the BLM Regional HQ for Montana and the Dakotas
Location: BLM Montana/Dakotas Regional Office Billings, MT
Closed to press