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Interior Transfers Another $1 Million from Land Buy-Back Program to Cobell Education Scholarship Fund
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of the Interior today announced that an additional $1 million has been transferred to the Cobell Education Scholarship Fund, bringing the total transferred in 2014 to more than $4.5 million.
Secretary Jewell Convenes Fourth Meeting of the White House Council on Native American Affairs
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today convened the fourth meeting of the White House Council on Native American Affairs (Council), formed by Executive Order of the President
Deputy Secretary Connor Tours Santa Clara Pueblo Lands in New Mexico Damaged by Forest Fires and Floods
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Deputy Secretary of the Interior Michael Connor today visited the Santa Clara Pueblo in north central New Mexico to meet with tribal officials and tour pueblo lands that have been severely impacted by wildland fire and flooding.
Secretary Jewell, BLM Deputy Director Ellis to Tour Sage Grouse Conservation Efforts Underway in Oregon
LAKEVIEW, Ore. – On Thursday, September 25, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will join Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Deputy Director Steve Ellis, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management Jim Lyons
Interior, Justice Leaders Join Navajo Nation to Announce Major Trust Settlement
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to strengthen the government-to-government relationship with tribal nations and fulfill federal trust obligations, on Friday, September 26, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell
Secretary Jewell, Coca-Cola Foundation to Make Major Partnership Announcement for Interior Department’s Youth Initiative
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – On Wednesday, September 24, 2014, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will join Coca-Cola North America President Sandy Douglas at Marsh Park in Los Angeles to announce a major public-private partnership
This Week at Interior September 24, 2014
Secretary Jewell's travels take her across several western states, highlighting Interior initiatives like clean domestic energy, youth engagement, wildlife conservation, and restoring trust relationships with Native American tribes; more.
Secretary Jewell and Director Jarvis Announced Nine New National Historic Landmarks Highlighting America’s Diverse History and Culture
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis announced the designation of nine new national historic landmarks.
Celebrating a Milestone in Conservation – and the Law that Made it Possible
Just a few weeks ago, I was at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History remembering an unfortunately dark moment in conservation history – exactly a century before, on September 1, 1914, the last known passenger pigeon died in a Cincinnati zoo.