| Feb 10, 2011
Ten whooping cranes, the most endangered species of crane in the world, will be reintroduced in a Louisiana conservation area more than 60 years after the birds' numbers dwindled to near zero, the U.S. Interior Department said on Tuesday.
| Jun 8, 2012
| 7:12 AM
The embattled Eisenhower Memorial in Washington has drawn the interest of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who will be reviewing the designs by architect Frank Gehry. The request could result in yet another delay for the project, which has already been...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 11:59 AM
In what is considered "great news" for ranch and land owners in West Texas and New Mexico, The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided not to list the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard as “Endangered” under the Endangered Species Act.
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The9/11 Memorial and Museum is facing more funding questions as the governors of New York and New Jersey have called on the federal government to step in and contribute more to the management of the site.
The two governers have sent a letter to...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 4:12 PM
The body of Mount Rainier climbing ranger Nick Hall was recovered from the mountain Thursday, 14 days after he died while on a mission to rescue climbers who had fallen into a crevasse.
A team of five Mount Rainier climbing rangers and a search dog...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 2:12 PM
I don't know which is more upsetting at the moment: The fact that I live in the area of Baltimore reportedly hit hardest by the storm and still don't have power, or the self-serving tweets from @MyBGE telling me how much it "understands" my "frustration."...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 2:56 PM
A truncated quote carved into a Washington memorial to slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. that drew criticism for not reflecting the spirit of his full remarks will be corrected, the Interior Department said on Friday.
| Jan 16, 2012
| 4:04 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The nation pauses Monday to remember the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., the civil rights icon who would have turned 83 this year had a bullet not cut short his life.
President Barack Obama will mark the holiday with a service project at...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Everglades restoration and South Florida’s water supply needs are the focus of a two-day summit involving state and federal leaders converging this week on Tallahassee.
Gov. Rick Scott, U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 12:05 PM
The United States is banning the importation of four species of snakes and their eggs, the Interior Department announced Tuesday.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced the ban -- which covers the Burmese python, the northern and southern African...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:22 AM
Below is the full text, as prepared, of Governor Brown’s State of the State Address given on January 18th, 2012.
As required by the state constitution, I am reporting to you this morning on the condition of our state.
Putting it as simply as...