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Old Faithful webcam is one of several webcams available in National Parks.
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The Florida effort will restore Everglades fish and wildlife habitat.
The Florida effort will restore Everglades fish and wildlife habitat.
Secretary Norton Commends Florida Everglades Restoration Plan
Interior Secretary Gale Norton has commended the State of Florida for its "Acceler8" initiative -- implementing key components of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan ahead of schedule. more

Four Federal Agencies, California & Oregon Sign Klamath Watershed Agreement more

DOI Accomplishments for Hunters and
more Preserving Landscapes & Habitat for Wildlife
Your Interior Department - The Mission of the Department of the Interior is to protect and provide access to our Nation's natural and cultural heritage and honor our trust responsibilities to Indian Tribes and our commitments to island communities.
The Department of the Interior, comprising the eight bureaus listed at the right:
Bullet Manages 1 out of every 5 acres of land in the US.
Bullet Provides the resources for nearly one-third of the Nation's energy.
Bullet Works with 562 federally recognized Indian Tribes.
Bullet Administers U.S. responsibility to four overseas Territories.
Bullet Provides water to 31 million citizens through 824 dams and reservoirs.
Bullet Receives over 450 million visits each year to 388 units of the national park system, 544 wildlife refuges and vast areas of multiple use lands.
Bullet Provides opportunities for hunters and anglers, working to improve habitat on millions of acres of public and private lands.
Below are links to some DOI sites that may be of interest.
Water Science
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Land Wildlife
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Thirty-five thousand acres of wetland and tallgrass prairie habitat in Minnesota has become the nation's newest National Wildlife Refuge. more
Bureau of Reclamation
More than 70 employees of the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation have been deployed in Florida and West Virginia to assist with hurricane recovery efforts and damage assessments. more
Bureau of Land Management
BLM is highlighting Best Management Practices now in place to help ensure environmentally responsible energy development.more
Minerals Management Service
MMS is tracking the aftermath of Hurricane Ivan and maintaining statistics relating to Gulf of Mexico oil and gas production.more
U.S. Geological Survey
USGS, the scientific resource agency of the Department of the Interior, is closely tracking events at Mount St. Helens.more
Bureau of Indian Affairs
DOI has released a publication highlighting Interiorís activities and accomplishments in American Indian and Native Alaskan communities during the past four years. more
Office of Surface Mining
OSM has awarded a major Watershed Cooperative Agreement grant to Garrett County, Maryland Community Action Committee to address acid-mine drainage in the area. more
National Park Service
Secretary Norton has signed historic documents creating Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado, the nationís 58th national park. more

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