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Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, Alaska, District of Columbia, Press Release
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10/18/2017

Respsonses from elected officials, media outlets, and Native American leaders on the nomination of Tara Sweeney.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, National Park Service, Blog Post
A man in a red jacket stands on a hilltop looking out at a gorgeous landscape of forests, a blue lake, and a long mountain range.
10/17/2017

From epic landscapes to bountiful resources and amazing wildlife, check out Interior's connections to the Last Frontier.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
Department of the Interior Image
10/17/2017

If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Sweeney, a member of the Native Village of Barrow and the Iñupiat Community of the Arctic Slope, would be the first Native Alaskan and only the second woman in history to hold the position of Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Oregon, Office of the Secretary, Native Americans, Press Release
Four men parade flags in front of a group of peoples seated outside in chairs and bleachers.
10/17/2017

The Buy-Back Program implements the land consolidation component of the Cobell Settlement, which provided $1.9 billion to purchase fractional interests in trust or restricted land from willing sellers at fair market value. 

Bureau of Indian Affairs, District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, Native Americans, Press Release
The seal of the Bureau of Indian Affairs shows an eagle in a gold ring.
10/16/2017

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced the selection of Bryan Rice, a veteran federal administrator and citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, as the new Director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), the federal agency that coordinates government-to-government relations with 567 federally recognized tribes in the United States.

District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, Employee News, Press Release
Four women and two men wearing business clothes pose in a line with an award.
10/16/2017

The U.S. Government Publishing Office has presented the Department of the Interior Library the 2017 Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) ‘Library of the Year’ award, marking the first time a federal agency library has received this prestigious honor. 

National Park Service, Arizona, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
Secretary Zinke holds a microphone and talks to a group of seated people in a conference room.
10/13/2017

Survey finds 38% of NPS employees harassed, discriminated against

Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Blog Post
Two men wearing waders fish in a shallow river as a dog watches from the grassy riverbank.
10/11/2017

Fishing is a favorite outdoor pastime for many people. Alone or with friends and family, fishing can be a fun and relaxing opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. From the calm of fly fishing in a Montana stream to the thrill of sportfishing in the Gulf of Mexico, fishing is a great way to support conservation and inspire your next water-cooler story.

Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Press Release
A wide stone building with a flat roof.
10/10/2017

This week, the Department of the Interior announced the addition of six appointees to join the Department. These individuals will fill key positions throughout the Department, including in the Bureau of Land Management, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fish, Wildlife and Parks, and the Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs.

Bureau of Land Management, District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, Energy, Press Release
A line of five pumpjacks stand on a grassy plain.
10/6/2017

In keeping with the Administration’s goals of promoting America’s energy dominance, seven Bureau of Land Management state offices generated $170.7 million in bonus bids during their quarterly oil and gas lease sales.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, Blog Post
Contrasting purples and greens flow together
10/5/2017

America’s public lands and tribal homelands have inspired artists for centuries. Check out some of the ways that artists and Interior have come together to produce awe-inspiring art. 

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, Office of Surface Mining, Press Release
A large group of men in suits sit around a table in a large conference room.
10/4/2017

The Committee was re-chartered in an effort to provide a continuous forum for interested stakeholders to debate and deliberate recommendations to the Secretary on ensuring the public receives full value of natural resources produced on federal and Indian lands, including renewable energy sources.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Puerto Rico, Office of the Secretary, Emergency, Blog Post
A small dog wearing a sweater sits on the seat of an electric scooter.
10/4/2017

While conducting a security assessment of a closed hospital in Humacao, Puerto Rico, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee James Casey noticed something unusual: A small dog that would prove to be an extraordinary hero.

National Park Service, Video
Close-up of a girl, paddling, with her mother behind her.
10/2/2017

Whether you want to paddle, fish or spend time together as a family, America’s wild and scenic rivers are the perfect place for you.

National Park Service, Homepage Video Feature, Conservation, Video
Close-up of a girl, paddling, with her mother behind her.
10/2/2017

Whether you want to paddle, fish or spend time together as a family, America’s wild and scenic rivers are the perfect place for you.

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