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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.

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.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, New Mexico, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
A young smiling Native American girl with long dark hair smiles and sits at a lunch table talking to a boy.
5/16/2018

The Laguna Elementary School replacement project will support the construction for an education facility serving approximately 220 students in grades ranging from kindergarten to fifth.

Bureau of Land Management, Idaho, Office of the Secretary, Office of Aviation Services, Press Release
A large metal drone with wide wings sits on a launching ramp in a field.
5/15/2018

The contract will allow Interior to obtain fully contractor-operated and maintained small drones that are ready when needed to support wildland fire operations, search and rescue, emergency management and other resource missions in the contiguous 48 States and Alaska.

U.S. Geological Survey, District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, Science, Press Release
Secretary Zinke and Jim Reilly, both white men with gray hair wearing suits, pose together in a wood paneled office.
5/14/2018

Secretary Zinke today welcomed the arrival of Dr. Jim F. Reilly II at the Department of the Interior to begin his tenure as the 17th director of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Bureau of Land Management, Oregon, Office of the Secretary, Youth, Press Release
A small group of young students poses in a classroom with a large white man in a BLM uniform.
5/7/2018

The BLM manages the Secure Rural Schools program ​in Oregon and California Railroad Revested Lands, known as the O&C Lands, ​in concert with the U.S. Forest Service.

National Park Service, District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, History, Press Release
A man dressed as a soldier in the American Revolution stands in a field and fires a musket.
5/4/2018

The Commission was established by an act of Congress in 2016 to coordinate and facilitate activities in 2026 to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States. The Civil War Trust was selected using a competitive process and will raise funds for the Commission’s work and prepare reports to Congress.

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Press Release
Secretary Zinke, an older white man with gray hair, stands with a small group of other older white men in suits holding a very large check.
4/26/2018

The funds are derived from qualified oil and gas leasing revenues on the Outer Continental Shelf, and disbursed in accordance with the revenue-sharing provisions of the GOMESA legislation.

Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming, Office of the Secretary, America's Great Outdoors, Press Release
A male and female bighorn sheep stand on a grassy plain covered in snow.
4/26/2018

The proposal ​follows Zinke's secretarial order to protect big game migration corridors and winter range and​ many states, like Wyoming, are prioritizing migration initiatives to better help and understand the habits of animals like sheep, mule deer, elk, and antelope​.

National Park Service, District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, Find Your Park, Press Release
A park ranger talks to park visitors as a geyser goes off in the background.
4/25/2018

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced that visitor spending in communities near national parks in 2017 resulted in a $35.8 billion benefit to the nation’s economy and supported 306,000 jobs.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, California, Louisiana, North Dakota, Press Release
A brownish, gray bird with a small tuft of bright green feathers on its wings floats on still water.
4/25/2018

The $24.6 million in grants for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its partners will conserve or restore more than 176,000 acres of wetland and associated upland habitats for waterfowl, shorebirds and other birds in 18 states throughout the United States. 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, Youth, Press Release
Painting of an emperor goose swimming through a pond.
4/20/2018

An emperor goose painted by 18-year-old Rayen Kang will grace the 2018-2019 Junior Duck Stamp.

Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, District of Columbia, Press Release
A young blonde woman rows a row boat on a wide lake with gorgeous mountains on the distant shore on a sunny day.
4/18/2018

Secretarial Order 3366 directs certain Interior bureaus to create and deliver plans to the Department within 90 days that focus on developing or expanding recreational opportunities on public lands and waterways.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Reclamation, Utah, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
The logo of the Bureau of Reclamation is a drawing of blue mountains reflecting in water below.
4/18/2018

Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation awarded the $17.68-million contract to Weeminuche Construction Authority of Towaoc, Colorado, which is 100 percent owned by the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, for modification work at Steinaker Dam near Vernal, Utah.