What's the buzz about?
What's the buzz about?
"As a veteran of the National Park Service, Cam has a track record of working with local communities and Tribes on important wildlife and conservation work and he's overseen some of the park service's most high-profile park infrastructure projects in recent years," said U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Blackfeet Nation Chairman Harry Barnes today signed documents implementing the Blackfeet Water Rights Settlement of 2016 and the accompanying Blackfeet Water Compact, which resolve a decades-long battle by the Blackfeet Tribe of Montana to protect its water rights while also accommodating state and federal water requirements.
Wherever you are, Great Outdoors Month is for you!
Land and Water Conservation Funds, which are made up of non-taxpayer dollars from Outer Continental Shelf lease revenues, are awarded through federal matching grants that leverage public and private investment in America’s state and local public parks.
Interior’s Bureau of Land Management will withdraw the land for a period of 20 years for the protection of recreational and cultural resources.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages 566 national wildlife refuges and 38 wetland management areas and operates national fish hatcheries, fish technology centers and fish health centers, some of which have dire maintenance and repair projects contributing to a $1.4 billion backlog.
Covering over 70 percent of the planet, oceans connect us all. Whether you live close by or thousands of miles away, oceans are vital to our well being. They impact our weather, are home to marine life, provide us with food, and are a place to work and play for millions.
From Everglades National Park in Florida to Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts, Golden Gate National Recreation Area in San Francisco and Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge in the Pacific, Interior and its bureaus manage, protect and provide access to more than 35,000 miles of coastline.
Roads, bridges, trails, water systems and visitor centers—even bathrooms, campgrounds and drinking fountains—are all part of this critical, but often unnoticed, infrastructure framework of national parks across the country.
Accomplishments by the Trump Administration in its first 500 days.
With approximately 3.6 million miles of streams -- including 12,734 miles of Wild and Scenic Rivers -- the United States has some incredible stretches of water for your next river trip.
The recovery program facilitates the recovery of two endangered fish that live in the river—the Colorado pikeminnow and razorback sucker, while allowing the continued development of water and power resources throughout the Colorado River Basin.
Starting June 2, aspiring anglers can download the Junior Ranger “Let’s Go Fishing!” activity booklet, which will introduce them and their families to fishing and encourage healthy and responsible outdoor recreation.
The staff at Interior knows these special places as well as anyone and recently sent in pictures and memories of spending family time on public lands. We hope these stories will encourage more people to get out and enjoy their public lands together.