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Toward a Bright Future: The Interior Department’s Record of Progress - Archive
Sally Jewell, U.S. Secretary of the Interior
Exit memorandum -- to lay out our shared record of progress on these issues, as well as a vision for how we, as a nation, can carry forward this positive momentum in the years to come.
7 Tips for Using Social Media on Public Lands - Archive
National parks, wildlife refuges and other public lands are some of the most beautiful places in America, and we love hearing about your adventures on social media. These 7 tips for using social media on public lands will keep you safe while still having fun.
A Solid Foundation to Stop Wildlife Trafficking in 2017 and Beyond - Archive
The world’s wildlife is under siege. Over the past four decades, wildlife populations have declined by nearly 60 percent on average, and projections indicate that by 2020, vertebrate populations may have declined by two-thirds in the previous half century as a result of climate change, habitat loss, and – especially dispiriting – poaching. Indeed, it is poaching – the intentional killing of wildlife to feed market demand for illegal wildlife products – which has emerged as the most acute threat facing some of the world’s most iconic animal populations.
Protecting My Home - Archive
Growing up in the number one fishing port in the nation can leave quite an impact on a person: you gain a certain admiration for the seas and all they provide.
Looking Back at the First Year of the NRIC - Archive
Jeff Klein, Executive Director of Natural Resource Investment Center
The Center serves as an important portal into DOI and the bureaus are developing an increased understanding and appreciation for the role non-federal capital will play in supporting conservation.
Give the gift of public lands this year - Archive
The best gift you can give this year is America’s great outdoors.
Fighting for Firsts: Endangered species recoveries in 2016 - Archive
Michael Bean, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks
It has truly been a year of historic “firsts” for many endangered or threatened species.
Capturing Acadia: Through the Eyes of High Schoolers - Archive
At Acadia National Park in Maine, they're finding innovative ways to connect high school students to nature with technology.
6 Facts About Manatees - Archive
Explore some of the most important (and amusing) facts about manatees.
Fighting for Our Way of Life - Archive
I never know what to say when people ask me about growing up in Kotzebue, Alaska. It’s one of those experiences that is hard to explain, but it helped shape who I am today.
Respecting Tribal Treaty Rights Helps Preserve Indian Country Progress - Archive
Anthony “Morgan” Rodman, Executive Director, White House Council on Native American Affairs
This initiative was launched by the White House Council on Native American Affairs, which President Obama established to better coordinate and integrate federal resources available to tribal nations.
Decommissioning Dams on the Klamath River to Restore Resilience and Long-term River, Community Health - Archive
John Bezdek, Senior Advisor to the Deputy Secretary, U.S.Department of the Interior
The removal of these four PacifiCorp dams on the Klamath River is an integral component to a basin-wide approach to restoration of the water resources of the basin.
Flight of Fancy: 12 Amazing Birds - Archive
Check out the cool pictures and fun facts below about 12 of our favorite birds. Some have recovered from near extinction for a dramatic #WildlifeWin. Some you might see and hear everyday. Others are just amazing to watch.
7 Iconic Views at Risk from Climate Change - Archive
Climate change is the biggest threat to our national parks. Here are 7 ways it's already threatening parks.
Sailing Toward a Life of Mentorship: An Arctic Youth Story - Archive
Jannelle Trowbridge, Arctic Youth Ambassador
I was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and moved around a lot with my family, led by my first mentors: my parents. My parents worked hard to pursue their ambitions. In the summer of 2008, I was 10 years old when my family of four moved onto our 30-foot wooden sailboat, bound for an uncertain future.
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