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Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Press Release
A massive metal oil rig covered in pipes floats on the ocean surface behind a large boat.
7/12/2018

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will offer approximately 78 million acres offshore Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida for oil and gas exploration and development.

National Park Service, North Carolina, Office of the Secretary, Secretary Zinke, Press Release
Secretary Zinke signs a large ceremonial check held up by a group of men in suits.
7/2/2018

The Swain County settlement stems from a 1943 promise from the federal government to rebuild the 30-mile North Shore Road that was flooded to build the Fontana Dam.

Bureau of Land Management, Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Press Release
Secretary Zinke shakes hands with a young white man while a small group of people look on.
6/27/2018

Since PILT payments began in 1977, Interior has distributed approximately $8.5 billion dollars to states and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

National Park Service, Maryland, Office of the Secretary, Urban Projects, Press Release
A National Park Service stone sign stands in a grassy median next to a highway with cars driving by.
6/25/2018

The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and the state of Maryland today signed a non-binding general agreement to work together to explore possible legislative solutions regarding future management alternatives for a 19-mile portion of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, Reorganization, Press Release
Secretary Zinke wearing a suit and standing behind a podium speaking to a crowd.
6/21/2018

Today the President announced a proposal to merge administrative responsibilities from other agencies into the Department of the Interior to improve the efficiency of the regulatory process. In the proposal, Interior would gain the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and aspects of the Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works, while transferring some environmental cleanup programs to the Environmental Protection Agency.

National Park Service, Wyoming, Office of the Secretary, Secretary Zinke, Press Release
Secretary Zinke shakes hands with Cam Sholly in front of flags in wood panel office.
6/13/2018

"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.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Reclamation, Montana, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
Secretary Zinke signs agreement with Blackfeet Nation Chairman Harry Barnes in front of flags
6/12/2018

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.

Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, District of Columbia, Press Release
A few trees and bushes grow along the grassy shore of a blue lake.
6/11/2018

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.

Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming, Office of the Secretary, America's Great Outdoors, Press Release
Two people on mountain bikes wearing helmets ride on a narrow dirt trail next to a drop off to a rugged landscape of hills and bushes.
6/7/2018

Interior’s Bureau of Land Management will withdraw the land for a period of 20 years for the protection of recreational and cultural resources.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Press Release
A gravel road has thick ruts and is partially flooded where it goes down a hill before going back uphill into a forest.
6/7/2018

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.

Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, National Park Service, Press Release
A large humpback whale leaping above the water in a bay near a small stone island.
6/7/2018

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.

National Park Service, District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, America's Great Outdoors, Press Release
A small collapsed wooden building lays on the edge of the woods with line of benches in front of it.
6/6/2018

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.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Bureau of Reclamation, Press Release
President Trump wears a dark suit and red tie and speaks from a podium in a wood paneled office as Secretary Zinke and Vice President Pence look on.
6/5/2018

Accomplishments by the Trump Administration in its first 500 days.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Press Release
A calm, brown river flows between the steep brown walls of a low canyon.
6/4/2018

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.

National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
Secretary Zinke, a tall white man with gray hair stands with his arms around two boys and holds up a booklet.
6/1/2018

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.

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