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Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir riding horses
4/21/2017

John Muir was a well-known Conservationist and friend of President Theodore Roosevelt who fought for the preservation of Yosemite and other National Parks.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, Conservation, Press Release
A painting of two large white birds flying in a cloudy sky.
4/21/2017

A panel of five judges chose the entry, painted in acrylic, from among best-of-show entries from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Isaac’s artwork will be made into the 25th Junior Duck Stamp.

Bureau of Reclamation, Washington, Office of the Secretary, Water Challenges, Press Release
Alan Mikkelsen wears a hat, sunglasses, and fishing gear and stands in a boat on a river holding up a large gray fish.
4/20/2017

Mikkelsen has extensive experience in mediation and facilitation as the owner of a consulting business which focuses on work with Native American tribes and water users in the west.

National Park Service, California, District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
Secretary Zinke stands with a group of National Park Service rangers at the base of a massive Sequoia tree.
4/19/2017

Visitor spending in 2016 supported 318,000 jobs, provided $12.0 billion in labor income, $19.9 billion in value added, and $34.9 billion in economic output to the U.S. economy.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Native Americans, Press Release
Secretary Zinke on horseback with members of law enforcement in a DC park.
4/18/2017

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke praised today’s announcement by the Department of Justice on the progress being made in coordinated federal, state, tribal and local efforts that are reducing the incidence of violent crime across the Nation.

U.S. Geological Survey, Texas, Office of the Secretary, New Energy Frontier, Blog Post
two circle samples of earth held in a person's hands
4/18/2017

It is just the latest example of how the USGS Energy and Minerals Mission Area provides the nation with unbiased research and assessments that focus on the location, quantity, and quality of mineral and energy resources, including the economic and environmental effects of resource extraction and use. 

National Park Service, California, Office of the Secretary, America's Great Outdoors, Press Release
Secretary Zinke wearing a windbreaker looks at large map standing with a male ranger in a National Park Service uniform.
4/14/2017

The annual celebration of America’s national parks runs from April 15 – 23 and includes a variety of events including fee-free days on April 15, 16, 22, and 23.

Bureau of Reclamation, California, Office of the Secretary, Conservation, Press Release
Secretary Zinke wears a suit and gives a thumbs up as he stands next to Governor Brown in an office.
4/13/2017

The Department of the Interior manages 23 million acres of federal land in California, including 28 national parks units and 39 national wildlife refuges. National Park lands in the state hosted 42 million visitors in 2016.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Montana, Office of the Secretary, Conservation, Press Release
A small herd of bison stand on a grassy hill with mountains in the distance under a cloudy blue sky.
4/13/2017

The National Bison Range (NBR) was established on May 23, 1908, when President Theodore Roosevelt signed legislation authorizing funds to purchase suitable land for the conservation of bison. 

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Press Release
Secretary Zinke stands at a podium in a wood paneled auditorium.
4/12/2017

The “Comprehensive Plan for Reforming the Federal Government and Reducing the Federal Civilian Workforce,” charts the course for a restrained, effective, and accountable Government to better serve the American people.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
A large group of students wearing caps and gowns stand in a gymnasium for a graduation ceremony.
4/11/2017

The Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to American Indian and Alaska Native students wishing to pursue post-secondary and graduate education and training. It is funded in part by the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations (Buy-Back Program) and authorized by the Cobell Trust Management Settlement.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Bureau of Reclamation, Blog Post
blue sky, red rock landscape and a concrete dam
4/10/2017

An important part of Interior's mission is supplying the energy necessary to power America. Check out some facts about Interior's roles as an energy leader.

Bureau of Land Management, Utah, Office of the Secretary, America's Great Outdoors, Press Release
Four all terrain vehicles drive on a dirt path through a rocky desert valley with small plants scattered around and sloping hills rising in the distance.
4/10/2017

The travel management plan includes nearly 7 miles of all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and/or traditional vehicle access to this area while protecting important archaeological sites and natural resources.

Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, National Park Service, Press Release
Two side by side pictures of women. On the left, Aurelia Skipwith. On the right, Katharine MacGregor.
4/6/2017

Aurelia Skipwith will serve as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fish, Wildlife and Parks and former House Natural Resources staff director Katharine MacGregor will serve as a Deputy Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management.

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