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Bureau of Land Management, Idaho, Office of the Secretary, Greater Sage Grouse, Press Release
Two sage grouse, short and stout birds with brown feathers and a white belly, stand on a grassy field together.
5/31/2018

This Decision authorizes the removal of encroaching western juniper on 617,000 acres in a 1.67 million-acre area of sagebrush-steppe habitat in Owyhee County.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Arizona, Office of the Secretary, Law Enforcement, Press Release
Four clear plastic bags filled with white pills sit on a hard plastic pink case.
5/31/2018

In total, the drug bust yielded a seizure of 913.5 pounds of illegal narcotics, with a street value of approximately $4,791,417.00, and led to 86 total arrests. The operation in Arizona is the second led by Interior’s Joint Task Force, which Secretary Zinke established to help achieve President Donald Trump's mission to end the opioid epidemic.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Press Release
A white man in hiking clothes and a backpack stands on a desert hill looking up at a large natural stone arch with a desert canyon in the background.
5/30/2018

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today designated 19 national recreation trails in 17 states, adding more than 370 miles to the national recreation trails system of more than 1,000 trails in all 50 states.

National Park Service, Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Press Release
A woman with brown hair wearing a smock uses paint to touch up a native american design on an indoor wall.
5/29/2018

The U.S. Department of the Interior and the National Park Service announced $48.9 million in historic preservation grants for U.S. states, territories, and partnering nations, and $11.4 million for historic preservation grants to 175 tribal historic preservation offices.

Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, Press Release
People in red rubber rafts paddle around rocks and through white water on a river running by a rock canyon wall.
5/25/2018

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today applauded President Donald J. Trump's exemption from Executive Order 13658 for Recreational Services on Federal Lands.

National Park Service, Ohio, Press Release
A mound in the grass on an overcast day
5/24/2018

The Interior Department announced the selection of the “Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks” in Ohio as a proposed nomination by the United States to the World Heritage List.

Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Press Release
Clusters of bright stars glow in the night sky above the ocean and a rugged shoreline covered in rocks and trees.
5/24/2018

The grand prize winner of the annual Share the Experience photo contest is a captivating starry night at Acadia National Park by Manish Mamtani of Peabody, Massachusetts.

Office of the Secretary, Conservation, Press Release
A blond white woman stands behind a table and points a handgun at a target in the grassy field in front of her as a tall white man stands nearby watching.
5/22/2018

Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced the newly appointed members of the Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, National Park Service, District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
The logo for NAGPRA says Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act
5/22/2018

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced the appointment of John Beaver, Honor K. Keeler, and Barnaby V. Lewis to the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee. 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Arkansas, California, Florida, Press Release
A blond white woman stands on a grassy shoreline and reels in a fish while a little boy sits nearby and a little girl wades our in the water of the pond with a net.
5/21/2018

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposal would open more new acres to hunting and fishing than in the past and takes steps to simplify regulations to more closely match state hunting and fishing regulations. The changes would be implemented in time for the upcoming 2018-2019 hunting seasons.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, National Park Service, Video
National Police Week 2018
5/21/2018

Thanking law enforcement officers who put their lives on the line for us every day

National Park Service, Oregon, Office of the Secretary, America's Great Outdoors, Blog Post
Snow covered cliffs with scattered green trees slope down to a blue lake.
5/21/2018

Established on May 22, 1902, Crater Lake National Park in Oregon is a natural wonder born out of a cataclysmic volcanic eruption.

Office of the Secretary, Secretary Zinke, Homepage Video Feature, Military, Video
Happy Armed Forces Day from Interior!
5/18/2018

Secretary Ryan Zinke wishes all the men and women serving in uniform happy Armed Forces Day

 

National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alabama, California, Blog Post
A small baby turtle hatches out of an egg. Just its head and front arms have broken through the shell, which sits in dark orange sand.
5/18/2018

Celebrate turtles and all they do with 13 awesome facts and photos about turtles!

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Press Release
A large group of uniformed police officers stand by a line of white SUVs on a road.
5/16/2018

Following President Donald Trump’s recent announcement of a deployment plan to secure the southern border, earlier this month, Secretary Zinke deployed an initial surge of 22 Department of the Interior law enforcement officers to Interior-managed borderlands between Arizona and Texas.