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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.
Four Federal Agencies, California & Oregon Sign Klamath Watershed Agreement
Accomplishments for Hunters and
The Department of the Interior,
comprising the eight bureaus listed at the right:
Manages 1 out of every 5 acres of land
in the US.
Provides the resources for nearly
one-third of the Nation's energy.
Works with 562 federally recognized
Administers U.S. responsibility to four
Provides water to 31 million citizens
through 824 dams and reservoirs.
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.
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.
Thirty-five thousand acres of wetland and tallgrass prairie habitat in Minnesota has become the nation's newest National Wildlife Refuge.
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.
BLM is highlighting Best Management Practices now in place to help ensure environmentally responsible energy development.
MMS is tracking the aftermath of Hurricane Ivan and maintaining statistics relating to Gulf of Mexico oil and gas production.
USGS, the scientific resource agency of the Department of the Interior, is closely tracking events at Mount St. Helens.
DOI has released a publication highlighting Interior’s activities and accomplishments in American Indian and Native Alaskan communities during the past four years.
OSM has awarded a major Watershed Cooperative Agreement grant to Garrett County, Maryland Community Action Committee to address acid-mine drainage in the area.
Norton has signed historic documents creating Great Sand Dunes
National Park in Colorado, the nation’s 58th national park.
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