Press Releases

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Bureau of Land Management, California, Office of the Secretary, National Monuments, Press Release
A woman with two dogs on leashes stands on a hiking path looking out at rolling hills and a tall mountain.
8/16/2017

Sand to Snow National Monument is located just east of Los Angeles in Southern California and encompasses 154,000 acres of land that is co-managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S Forest Service.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Press Release
The sun rises over a trees and a lake with lots of birds floating and flying over it.
8/15/2017

Funds for the Tribal Wildlife Grant (TWG) program and the State Wildlife Grants (SWG) program are provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and give critical support for a diverse array of species and habitats across the country.

Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico, Secretary Zinke, Press Release
Secretary Zinke and a group of people ride on horseback through the rocky Sabinoso Wilderness.
8/9/2017

The wilderness area offers exceptional opportunities for hiking, horseback riding, backcountry camping, and hunting.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of the Secretary, Regulation, Secretary Zinke, Press Release
A woman and a young girl holding a shotgun and dressed in hunting gear sit in tall grass by a fog covered lake.
8/9/2017

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced a proposal to open or expand opportunities at 10 national wildlife refuges.

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, Energy, Press Release
A man wearing an orange life preserver speaks to a woman wearing an orange life preserver and a white helmet with water and oil rig in the background
8/7/2017

The Department of the Interior today announced the repeal of the Consolidated Federal Oil and Gas and Federal and Indian Coal Valuation Reform Rule (Valuation Rule) which had created confusion and uncertainty regarding how companies report and pay royalties on energy and other mineral resources from federal onshore and offshore areas and American Indian lands.

Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
Two sage grouse
8/7/2017

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke receives a report from the Department of the Interior Sage-Grouse Review Team regarding possible plan and policy modifications to complement state efforts to improve Greater Sage-Grouse conservation and economic development on public lands.

Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, Arizona, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
A river snakes through the valley, with bright orange cliffs on either side looming up.
8/4/2017

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced Arizona’s Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument is no longer under review​ and that he will recommend that no changes be made to the monument.

Bureau of Land Management, Montana, Office of the Secretary, National Monuments, Press Release
A wide river lined with trees curves through a valley of white and brown cliffs and hills.
8/2/2017

Montana’s Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument is no longer under review​ and Secretary Zinke will recommend to the President that no modifications be made to the monument.

District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
Secretary Zinke and Deputy Secretary Bernhardt raise their hands at the swearing in ceremony in a wood paneled office.
8/1/2017

This morning U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke swore in David Bernhardt as the Deputy Secretary of the Department of the Interior. It was witnessed by members of his family and DOI staff.

Office of the Secretary, Secretary Zinke, Press Release
Department of the Interior Image
8/1/2017

Idaho's Ryan Nelson was nominated to serve as the Interior Solicitor.

Office of Surface Mining, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, West Virginia, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
Two coal miners in coveralls and hardhats work with a large piece of machinery drilling into the low ceiling of an underground coal mine.
8/1/2017

The Berwind Coal Reserve is estimated to contain about 72 million tons of clean recoverable Metallurgical coal, which is critical for infrastructure and is used for steel, roads, bridges, and building construction.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Arizona, Minnesota, Montana, Press Release
Secretary Zinke stands next to three men wearing traditional Native American clothes.
7/31/2017

The Land 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.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Montana, Office of the Secretary, Recovery, Press Release
Wide grasslands slope down to a wide river.
7/31/2017

Allotments will be made immediately available for ranchers who lost grazing land in the Lodgepole Complex fires.

Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico, Office of the Secretary, Secretary Zinke, Press Release
Secretary Zinke sits at a table looking at a map in a book.
7/28/2017

Day two of the Secretary's trip to the Western United States in regards to the National Monument Review. 

Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico, Office of the Secretary, Secretary Zinke, Press Release
Secretary Ryan Zinke shakes the hand of a local National Monument Stakeholder.
7/28/2017

The Secretary took a trip to New Mexico in regards to the National Monument Review. 

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