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National Park Service, America's Great Outdoors, Press Release
Man Jumping Off Star Dune at Sunset
3/23/2017

Ring in spring with a visit to a national park during National Park Week, April 15 through 23.

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Press Release
A towering offshore oil drilling platform rises above the water on four large metal columns.
3/22/2017

BOEM estimates the lease sale could result in the production of 460 to 890 million barrels of oil, and 1.9 trillion cubic feet to 3.9 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alabama, Alaska, Florida, Press Release
A small ocelot kitten with tan fur and dark spots rests on a blanket in short grass.
3/17/2017

Species to benefit from CRI funding include the Miami blue butterfly, ocelots, Puritan tiger beetles, masked bobwhite and spectacled eiders.

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, North Carolina, Office of the Secretary, New Energy Frontier, Press Release
A view looking up at a large three propeller wind turbine on top of a tall metal pole shining in sunlight.
3/16/2017

BOEM has been working with the North Carolina Renewable Energy Task Force since 2010 to identify an area of sufficient size for offshore wind development, while avoiding ecologically sensitive areas and multiple use conflicts.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Press Release
A large crane uses a bucket to lift coal as part of a mining operation.
3/16/2017

The President’s budget blueprint prioritizes strengthening America’s energy security by increasing funding for programs that support responsible development of oil, natural gas, coal and renewable energy on public lands and offshore waters.

Bureau of Land Management, Utah, Office of the Secretary, New Energy Frontier, Press Release
Secretary Zinke and Mike Nedd sit next to each other at a table while the Secretary signs a paper. Both men are smiling.
3/15/2017

It is estimated to contain more than 55 million tons of recoverable, high-energy-producing coal. The bid of $22,850,000 by Canyon Fuel Company, LLC (Canyon Fuel) was determined to be the high and acceptable bid ensuring fair market value of the coal. Greens Hollow holds a lease adjacent to the mine which currently employs over 660 workers and 1,000 supporting jobs in the area. 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of the Secretary, America's Great Outdoors, Conservation, Press Release
Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge - mountain in background
3/14/2017

National wildlife refuges are a national network of public conservation lands which provide access for hunting, fishing, education, and recreation opportunities as well as vital habitat for thousands of species.

National Park Service, District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, America's Great Outdoors, Press Release
Secretary Zinke and two Park Rangers in front of Glacier National Park sign
3/10/2017

Zinke made the announcement during a stop at Glacier National Park where he received a traditional spiritual blessing from members of the Blackfeet Nation.

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Press Release
An offshore oil rig stands above the water with a ship floating nearby on the Gulf of Mexico.
3/6/2017

Lease Sale 249 will include about 13,725 unleased blocks, located from three to 230 miles offshore, in the Gulf’s Western, Central and Eastern planning areas in water depths ranging from nine to more than 11,115 feet (three to 3,400 meters).

Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
Secretary Zinke sits at a table with about 20 people behind him as he prepares to sign a piece of paper.
3/2/2017

These orders deliver on promises made by both President Donald J. Trump and Secretary Zinke to expand access to America’s public lands. The action was hailed by representatives from sportsmen, conservation, and recreation organizations.

District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, America's Great Outdoors, History, Press Release
Ryan Zinke wearing a cowboy hat and fly fishing in a river.
3/1/2017

5th-generation Montanan pledges to uphold President Theodore Roosevelt’s legacy

Bureau of Reclamation, Arizona, Office of the Secretary, Native Americans, Press Release
Small ancient brick buildings known as cliff dwellings stand in a cave under a rock overhang on a huge canyon wall.
3/1/2017

Last month, NGS owners agreed to pursue extending operations through 2019 and commence decommissioning activities if an alternative plan for NGS operations cannot be identified. Today’s meeting was a first step in working to identify all stakeholder interests.