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Interior, Oglala Sioux Tribe Announce First Cooperative Agreement to Facilitate Purchase of Fractionated Land under Cobell Settlement
The Department of the Interior today announced that it has finalized the first cooperative agreement to facilitate the purchase of individual interests in highly fractionated trust lands to consolidate ownership for tribes.
Bay Delta Conservation Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement Available for Public Comment
The Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service today announced the availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement on California’s Bay Delta Conservation Plan.
Interior Department Releases Revised Rule to Ensure Long-term Monitoring and Protection of Eagles While Facilitating Renewable Energy Development
The Department of the Interior today announced changes to regulations enabling the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to better monitor and address the long-term impacts of renewable energy projects and other activities on federally-protected eagles.
Secretary Jewell to Travel to Nevada to Promote Conservation and Water Initiatives
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will travel to Nevada on Thursday, kicking off a two-day swing to underscore the Department’s commitment to collaborative, landscape-level solutions to conservation and water issues.
Secretary Jewell to Visit Laguna Pueblo School, Discuss American Indian Education Initiatives
The visit to the Laguna Elementary School and a subsequent roundtable with principals from other local tribally controlled grant schools and BIE-operated schools will help inform the work of Interior’s American Indian Education Study Group.
FRIDAY: Secretary Jewell to Announce Major Milestone for Early Restoration Projects in Louisiana
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will be in New Orleans on Friday to announce another milestone toward the restoration of the Gulf coast region following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
This Week at Interior, December 6, 2013
This week: Secretary Jewell helps unveil a plan dedicating $627 million Gulf restoration projects, water rights issues in the Klamath Basin area see real progress, and we get a peek at Lythronax argestes (A.K.A., "The King of Gore of the Southwest").
Secretary Jewell visits Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge
Jewell visited the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge to release a new national report on the economic contributions of the nation’s 561 national wildlife refuges to local economies.
2013 White House Tribal Nations Conference: Promoting Prosperous, Resilient Tribal Nations
Yesterday I had the tremendous honor of welcoming leaders invited from all 566 federally recognized tribes to the 2013 White House Tribal Nations Conference.