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Implementing The Four C's: Communication, consultation and cooperation, All in the Service of Conservation

News Releases

Bullet Secretary Norton Announces $21 Million in Grants To Support Conservation in 43 States (May 24, 2004)
Bullet Interior Department Announces Modernized Procedures Implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) (March 8, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Stresses Priorities, Goals and Impact of FY 2005 Budget (February 12, 2004)
BulletStatement of Gale A. Norton, Secretary of the Interior before the senate committee on energy and natural resources on the 2005 President's budget request (February 12, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Announces $17 Million in Grants to Support Coastal Wetlands Conservation Efforts in 10 States (December 10, 2003)
BulletInterior Secretary Announces Proposed Grazing Rule That Would Improve Grazing Management, Help Continue Public Lands Ranching (December 05, 2003)
BulletNorton Commends Colorado Water Conservation Board For Approval of Innovative Agreement on Gunnison River (November 19, 2003)
BulletSecretary Norton Announces More than $1 Million for American Indian Historical Preservation Projects (November 19, 2003)
BulletSecretary Norton Urges Interior Conference To Expand Citizen Stewardship Partnerships (November 18, 2003)
BulletInterior Secretary Surveys Barona Reservation Fire Damage (November 17, 2003)
BulletSecretary Norton Announces Grants to Rhode Island's Touro Foundation, N.Y.'s Eldridge Street Project and Texas' Mission Concepcion (November 13, 2003)
BulletSecretary Norton and Mexico's Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources, Alberto Cardenas-Jimenez, Agree to Extend Wildfire Protection Agreement for Additional Ten Years (November 12, 2003)
BulletNorton Finalizes Real Estate Appraisal Reform (November 12, 2003)
BulletTake Pride in America Award Presented to TelecomPioneers (November 07, 2003)
BulletSecretary Norton Announces $12.9 MIllion in Grants to Support Conservation in 40 States and Puerto Rico (September 16, 2003)
Bullet NFL Helps Carry the Ball for Take Pride in America (September 3, 2003)
Bullet U.S. Conference of Mayors Supports Take Pride in America (June 23, 2003)
Bullet Sec. Norton Announces $94 Million for State Recreation Grants From Land and Water Conservation Fund (May 5, 2003)
Bullet Idaho's Kempthorne, Arizona's Napolitano Lead Take Pride in America's Council of Governors (April 17, 2003)
Bullet Interior Secretary Norton Launches National Volunteer Program To Restore and Improve America's Public Lands (April 16, 2003)
Bullet Interior Department Helps Launch Earth Day Web Site, Highlighting Stewardship Events and Service Opportunities (April 14, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces $160 Million in State Grants from Land and Water Conservation Fund (January 31, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Calls for Continued Partnership in Everglades Restoration; Outlines Steps Interior Department Will Take to Promote Cooperation (January 10, 2003)
Bullet Government Leaders Pitch In for "America Recycles Day" (November 16, 2002)
Bullet Deputy Interior Secretary Griles, Five Tribal Chairmen, Metropolitan Officials Sign Principles Key to Reaching California (4.4) Plan for Colorado River Water Supplies (October 11, 2002)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces Next 20 Lighthouses Available Under National Preservation Program (September 27, 2002)

Speeches

BulletRemarks Prepared for Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior - Club 20 Fall Board Meeting (September 10, 2004)
BulletRemarks Prepared for Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior - Wild Turkey Federation (February 21, 2004)
BulletRemarks by Deputy Secretary Steven Griles - The Business Roundtable, Phoenix, Arizona (January 8, 2004)
Bullet Remarks Prepared for Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior Boone and Crockett (December 12, 2003)
Bullet Remarks Prepared for Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior Take Pride in America (April 16, 2003)
Bullet Remarks By Secretary Norton at the National Fisheries Leadership Conference (January 22, 2003)
Bullet Secretary's Remarks at the Gateway Community Partnerships for Tourism and Conservation December 4, 2002 (issued December 4, 2002)
Bullet Remarks Prepared For Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior Public Lands Day September 28, 2002 (issued September 28, 2002)

Guest Editorials

Bullet Conservation Efforts involve the Citizens Omaha World Herald (September 21, 2003)
Bullet Citizen conservation brings advocate's dream to life, Saint Louis Post Dispatch (June 12,2003)
Bullet Conservation begins with individuals , Columbia Daily Tribune, (June 10, 2003)
Bullet Conservancy From the Grass Roots , Washington Post (June 7,2003)
Bullet Helping Citizens Conserve Their Own Land -- and America's, New York Times (April 20, 2002)
Bullet Gale Norton and Gov. Dirk Kempthorne: Jerome couple exemplifies Americans' Volunteer Service (May 14, 2002)
Bullet Era of Citizen Conservationists, Washington Times (March 5, 2002)
Bullet Kansas models conservation strategy, The Wichita Eagle (December 5, 2001)

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Improving Our National Parks

News Releases

Bullet Secretary Norton Presents Polaris Industries Inc. with Best Available Technology Certification (October 12, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Creates Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve and Baca National Wildlife Refuge (September 13, 2004)
Bullet $1.2 Million Grant for Acadia National Park is Latest Bush Administration Investment in Maine National Parks (August 26, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Commemorates National Park Founders Day; Touts Importance of Park Maintenance Improvements (August 25, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Speaks to Recreational Vehicle Owners in Redmond, Oregon (August 20, 2004)
BulletInterior Assistant Secretary P. Lynn Scarlett Highlights Investments in Arizona's National Parks (August 13, 2004)
BulletNational Park Service and U.S. Forest Service Commit to Manage Roadless Areas to Protect National Parks (July 28, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Says Federal Agencies are Taking Aggressive Steps To Reduce Hazardous Fuels in Arizona (July 27, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Touts Importance of Park Maintenance and Resource Protection at Rocky Mountain National Park (July 21, 2004)
BulletHouse Passes Legislation to Create Lewis & Clark National Historical Park in Washington and Oregon (July 19, 2004)
BulletInterior Secretary Norton Touts Investments In Parks Worth Celebrating this Independence Day (July 2, 2004)
BulletFord Motor Company Donates 12 New Hybrid SUVs for Use in America’s National Parks (June 16, 2004)
BulletFee Demo Program Improves Visitor Facilities And Services at National Recreation Sites (June 15, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Touts Park Maintenance Improvements at Shenandoah National Park (May 7, 2004)
BulletInterior Secretary Supports Efforts for Lewis and Clark National Historical Park during Portland Visit (April 24, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Touts Improvements at Cliff House as Part of National Park Week Celebration (April 23, 2004)
BulletInterior Secretary Norton Touts Park Improvements During Earth Day at Yosemite National Park (April 22, 2004)
BulletInterior Department Seeks Legislation for Establishing a National Heritage Area Program (March 31, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Announces New Visitor Plan for Statue of Liberty (March 30, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Stresses Priorities, Goals and Impact of FY 2005 Budget (February 12, 2004)
BulletStatement of Gale A. Norton, Secretary of the Interior before the senate committee on energy and natural resources on the 2005 President's budget request (February 12, 2004)
Bullet Statement of Interior Secretary Gale Norton Regarding the District Court Snowmobile Ruling (December 16, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Appoints Four New Members To National Park Foundation Board (October 31, 2003)
Bullet National Park Service Launches New Web Site to Highlight Hispanic Heritage Parks (October 3, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Presents a Report to President Bush on Commitment to Improve National Park System (July 2, 2003)
Bullet Old Spanish Trail to be Jointly Administered by National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management (June 21, 2003)
Bullet Interior Secretary Norton Launches National Volunteer Program To Restore and Improve America's Public Lands (April 16, 2003)

Speeches

BulletRemarks Prepared for Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior - Great Sand Dunes National Park Designation (September 13, 2004)
BulletParks are in good shape - By Lynn Scarlett, USA TODAY (March 24, 2004))
BulletRemarks by Deputy Secretary Steven Griles - The Business Roundtable, Phoenix, Arizona (January 8, 2004)
Bullet Remarks Prepared for Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior
Flight 93 Memorial (September 11, 2003)

Bullet Remarks Prepared for Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior
Indian Memorial Dedication (June 25, 2003)

Bullet Speech Prepared for Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior Dedication and Wreath Laying Ceremony Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center (December 17, 2002)
Bullet Remarks of Fran P. Mainella, Director, U.S. National Park Service, IUCN's Fifth World Parks Congress
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Bullet Remarks of Fran P. Mainella, Director, National Park Service, National Association of State Park Directors, Petoskey, Michiga, Wednesday, (September 3, 2003)
Bullet Remarks of Fran Mainella, Director, National Park Service, New York State Recreation & Park Society Conference, Wyndham Wind Watch Hotel, Hauppauge, Long Island, NY, (Tuesday, April 1, 2003)
Bullet National Park Service, Director Fran P. Mainella, National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials, Washington, DC, Friday, (February 28, 2003)

Guest Editorials

Bullet Parks exist for people to enjoy, even on snowmobiles (September 24, 2003)
Bullet Competitive Sourcing at National Park Service Benefits Citizens , Federal Times Online (July 28, 2003)

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Promoting Healthy Forests

News Releases

Bullet Bush Administration Officials: Federal Land Managers set Record-Level Accomplishments of President's Healthy Forest Initiative (October 12, 2004)
Bullet Residents of Louisiana's St. Tammany Parish to Enjoy Insurance Premium Savings Resulting from Healthy Forest Initiative Partnership (August 13, 2004)
BulletAgency Officials Announce Record Fuels Reduction Expected in 2004, Second Anniversary of Healthy Forests Initiative (August 10, 2004)
BulletFederal Agencies Announce Guidelines to Aid Wildfire Prevention and Restoration of Healthy Forests and Rangelands (March 3, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Underscores Healthy Forest Initiatives at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge (February 27, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Stresses Priorities, Goals and Impact of FY 2005 Budget (February 12, 2004)
BulletStatement of Gale A. Norton, Secretary of the Interior before the senate committee on energy and natural resources on the 2005 President's budget request (February 12, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Announces Implementation of Hungry Valley Wildfire Project: Touts President's FY 2005 Budget Request (February 07, 2004).
Bullet Bush Administration Proposes Increased Funding to Maintain and Restore Forest and Rangeland Health (January 28, 2004).
Bullet Federal Agencies Announce Guidelines for Stewardship Contracts and Agreements (January 15, 2004).
BulletMedia Advisory: Federal Officials to Announce New Stewardship Contracting Guidelines Jan. 15 (January 14, 2004).
BulletHealthy Landscapes and Thriving Communities: Bioenergy and Wood Products Conference, Jan. 20-22 (December 16, 2003).
BulletFact Sheet: President Signs Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 (December 03, 2003).
BulletStatement from Interior Secretary Gale Norton (November 21, 2003).
BulletInterior Secretary Gale Norton and Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman praise Senate passage of Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 (October 30, 2003)
BulletAssistant Secretary Scarlett Announces WFLC Innovations That Will Strengthen Wildland Fire-Fighting (October 22, 2003)
BulletInterior Secretary Norton Applauds Presidential Initiative to Halt Illegal Logging (July 28, 2003)
BulletAssistant Secretary Scarlett Announces WFLC Innovations That Will Strengthen Wildland Fire-Fighting (October 22, 2003)
BulletInterior Secretary Norton Applauds Presidential Initiative to Halt Illegal Logging (July 28, 2003)
Bullet Assistant Secretary Scarlett, New Chair of Wildland Fire Leadership Council, Predicts more Gains in Battle Against Western Fires (July 15, 2003)
Bullet Cabinet Officials Report Progress on President Bush's Healthy Forest Initiative (May 30, 2003)
Bullet Joint Statement of Agriculture Secretary Ann M. Veneman and Interior Sec. Gale A. Norton Regarding Healthy Forest Legislation (May 1, 2003)
Bullet President Emphasizes Healthy Forests, Wildland Firefighting in 2004 Budget (January 30, 2003)
Bullet First Ever National Fire Plan Award Winners Announced (January 15, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces New Firefighting Initiatives; Details Locations of Five New Healthy Forest Pilot Projects (January 15, 2003)
Bullet Bush Administration Proposes Steps to Restore Forest and Rangeland Health, (December 11, 2002)

Speeches

Bullet Take Pride in America Awards Ceremony (September 21, 2004)
BulletStatement of Mark Rey - Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment, United States Department of Agriculture And P. Lynn Scarlett - Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget, United States Department of the Interior Before House Committee on Resources Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health Concerning Firefighting Preparedness (May 13, 2004)
BulletStatement of P. Lynn Scarlett - Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget United States Department of the Interior, Before House Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Natural Resources and Regulatory Affairs Concerning Administration's Regulatory Response to Wildland Fires in the West (May 5, 2004)
BulletRemarks Prepared for Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior - Wild Turkey Federation (February 21, 2004)
Bullet Remarks Prepared for Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior Boone and Crockett (December 12, 2003)
Bullet Remarks Prepared for Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior Western Governor's Association Forest Summit (June 19, 2003)
Bullet Secretary's Remarks on President's Briefing on Healthy Forest Initiative December 11, 2002 (issued December 11, 2002)
Bullet Secretary's Remarks at the Gateway Community Partnerships for Tourism and Conservation December 4, 2002 (issued December 4, 2002)

Guest Editorials

Bullet National Fire Plan good for forests (Park Rapids Enterprise September 15, 2004)
Bullet Why Suspend The Use Of Large Air Tankers? by Kathleen Clarke and Dale Bosworth (The Eureka Reporter June 2, 2004)
Bullet Forest Health: The Time to Act is Now, Bend Bulletin, (August 22, 2003)
Bullet Common sense works wonders, Atlanta Journal-Constitution (June 20, 2003)
Bullet A Better Plan For the Forests, Washington Post, (September 17, 2002)

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Improve Management of Public Lands

News Releases

Bullet Secretary Norton Announces $37 Million Earmarked for Restoration of Lake Tahoe (August 5, 2004)
Bullet Assistant Interior Secretary Rebecca Watson Endorses Legislation to Designate Wilderness for Public Lands in Nevada and New Mexico (July 20, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Touts Sensible Energy Development with Best Management Practices (June 22, 2004)
Bullet New BLM Initiative to Enhance Environmental Protection During Oil and Gas Activity on Public Lands (June 22, 2004)
Bullet Norton, Veneman Launch Cooperative Initiative to Control Invasive Tamarisk in Southwest  (January 22, 2004)
Bullet Interior Secretary Announces Proposed Grazing Rule That Would Improve Grazing Management, Help Continue Public Lands Ranching (December 5, 2003)
Bullet National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management & Bureau of Reclamation Join Interagency Service for Campground Reservations (November 21, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Gale Norton Commends Corps of Engineners for Efforts to Implement Everglades Restoration Plan (November 4, 2003)
Bullet National Invasive Species Council Names Assistant Director for International Policy and Prevention (August 6, 2003)
Bullet Norton Names Rock Salt as Senior Everglades Policy Advisor and Program Coordinator, Col. Greg May as Executive Director of South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force (August 5, 2003)
Bullet Interior Department Announces Plan to Save Stiltsville (July 28, 2003)
Bullet Innovative Interior Department Programs Support President's Management Agenda (July 14, 2003)
Bullet Science Advisor Tate Affirms Department's Support for Invasive Species Control(July 24, 2003)
Bullet A Record of Success: Meeting On-the-Ground Challenges With On-the-Ground Solutions (June 23, 2003)
Bullet Interior Secretary's Science Advisor Calls for New Actions to Combat Invasive Species (April 29, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Calls for Continued Partnership in Everglades Restoration; Outlines Steps Interior Department Will Take to Promote Cooperation (January 8, 2003)

Speeches

Bullet Time to finish the job - Abandoned Mine Land fee reauthorization - Remarks prepared for Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton - (February 04, 2004)
Bullet Speech by Secretary Gale Norton before the Outdoor Writers Association of America - (June 18, 2003)

Guest Editorials

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Protecting Endangered Species and Wildlife

News Releases

Bullet United States Pleased with Outcome of CITES Conference in Bangkok, Assistant Secretary Craig Manson Declares (October 14, 2004)
Bullet With U.S. Support, Nambia Gains Approval for Small-Scale International Trade in Jewelry Made From Ivory (October 14, 2004)
Bullet International Trade Restrictions Eased for Bald Eagles (October 13, 2004)
Bullet Bush Administration Creates New Wildlife Refuge in Minnesota 35,000 Acre Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge to Preserve Tallgrass Prairie and Wetlands in Northwest Minnesota (October 12, 2004)
BulletCITES Conference Votes to Tightly Regulate International Trade in Ramin (October 08, 2004)
BulletAssistant Secretary Manson Seeks Support of China For Proposal to Conserve Irrawaddy Dolphin (October 08, 2004)
BulletUnited States to Support Protections for Great White Sharks, Other Threatened Species at CITES Conference in Bangkok (September 24, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Announces More than $70 million in Grants to Support Land Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species (September 23, 2004)
BulletQuinault Indian Nation Settlement Conserves Marbled Murrelet Habitat (September 20, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Signs Agreement for Multi-Species Conservation Program on Lower Colorado River (September 14, 2004)
Bullet Norton Announces $16 Million in Grants to Conserve Imperiled Wildlife in 42 States (August 26, 2004)
Bullet US Fish and Wildlife Service, NOAA Fisheries Issue Regulations to Improve Endangered Species Consultation Process for Pest Control Products (July 29, 2004)
Bullet Norton Announces Proposal to Remove Eastern Population of Gray Wolves from Endangered Species List (July 16, 2004)
Bullet Norton Announces Emergency Grants to Stop Elephant and Rhino Slaughter in Africa (July 12, 2004)
Bullet New Law Gives Boost to International Marine Turtle Conservation Efforts (July 6, 2004)
Bullet Norton Announces Funding for Wetlands Projects, Additions to National Wildlife Refuges (June 9, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Announces Grants in 16 States, 21 Latin American and Caribbean Countries to Conserve Migratory Birds (June 9, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton, International Paper Sign Landmark Environmental Agreement to Protect and Manage Aquatic Resources (May 26, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Expresses Appreciation for New Efforts by Environmental Defense (May 12, 2004)
Bullet United States Submits Proposals to Provide International Trade Protections for Eight Species at 2004 CITES Conference in Thailand (May 11, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Announces $61 Million in Grants to States to Support Wildlife and Habitats (March 10, 2004)
BulletInterior Proposes Broader Gray Wolf Management Authority for Idaho, Montana (March 3, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Stresses Priorities, Goals and Impact of FY 2005 Budget (February 12, 2004)
BulletStatement of Gale A. Norton, Secretary of the Interior before the senate committee on energy and natural resources on the 2005 President's budget request (February 12, 2004)
Bullet U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Marine Fisheries Service Propose Regulations to Improve Endangered Species Consultation Process for Pest and Rodent Control Products (January 28, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces $14 Million in Grants to Tribes to Help Fund Fish and Wildlife Conservation Projects (January 27, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton and Mexico's Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources, Alberto Cardenas-Jimenez, Agree to Extend Wildfire Protection Agreement for Additional Ten Years (November 12, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces 70 Million in Grants to Support Land Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species (July 11, 2003)
Bullet Endangered Species Act "Broken" --Flood Over Critical Habitat Hinders Species Conservation (May 28, 2003)
Bullet Interior Department Provides New Guidance to Promote Development of Conservation Banks (May 8, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces $34.8 Million in Grants to Support Habitat Conservation for Imperiled Species on Private Lands (Feb. 25, 2003)

Speeches

BulletRemarks by Deputy Secretary Steven Griles - The Business Roundtable, Phoenix, Arizona (January 8, 2004)

Guest Editorials

Bullet VIEWPOINT: Land-appraisal integrity benefits ducks and humans (October 12, 2003)
Bullet Detroit River Refuge Reflects Long Legacy of Conservation Detroit Free Press, (September 25, 2003)
Bullet Refuges Aid Wildlife, Economy, People (Richmond Times (November 8, 2003)
Bullet Court Ruling Undermines Cooperation on Minnow, Albuquerque Journal (June 27, 2003)
Bullet Helping America's Fisheries Turn The Corner, ESPN Outdoors.com (March 13, 2003)
Bullet There's More Than One Way to Protect Wetlands, New York Times (March 12, 2003)

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Managing Water in the West

News Releases

Bullet Secretary Norton Praises President's Signing of Landmark CALFED Legislation (October 26, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Praises Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District for Water 2025 Collaboration (October 14, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Signs Agreement for Multi-Species Conservation Program on Lower Colorado River (September 14, 2004)
Bullet Norton Awards Water 2025 Challenge Grant to Local Oregon Irrigation District (August 20, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Lauds Settlement Agreement for Oregon Hydroelectric Project (July 13, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton, Assistant Secretary Anderson Sign Water Rights Settlement for Zuni Tribe (July 8, 2004)
BulletInterior Secretary Norton Signs 2004 Annual Operating Plan for Colorado River (March 19, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Stresses Priorities, Goals and Impact of FY 2005 Budget (February 12, 2004)
BulletStatement of Gale A. Norton, Secretary of the Interior before the senate committee on energy and natural resources on the 2005 President's budget request (February 12, 2004)
BulletReclamation's FY 2005 Budget Request is $956.3 Million (February 3, 2004)
BulletPresident's FY 2005 Budget Calls for Unprecedented Help for Klamath Basin (January 27, 2004)
BulletPresident Calls for $21 Million to Help Western Communities Avoid Water Supply Crises (January 27, 2004)
BulletInterior Secretary Announces Challenge Grant Program for Western Water Conservation Projects (January 13, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Praises Agreement to Implement California Water Solutions (December 11, 2003)
BulletSecretary Norton Announces Completion of Shivwits Band Water Rights Settlement Act (November 20, 2003)
BulletNorton Commends Colorado Water Conservation Board For Approval of Innovative Agreement on Gunnison River (November 19, 2003)
Bullet Media Advisory: Water 2025 Science and Technology Workshop (October 28, 2003)
Bullet Secretary of the Interior Signs Historic Colorado River Water Pact (October 16, 2003)
Bullet Statement of Interior Assistant Secretary Bennet Raley on Status of Quantification Settlement Agreement (August 13, 2003)
Bullet Interior Secretary Norton Urges Locally-Driven, Cooperative Solutions to Avert Water Crises (June 6, 2003)
Bullet Initiative Will Help Agriculture Producers, Communities Hit by Severe Water Shortages (June 5, 2003)
Bullet Regional Consulting Conferences to Discuss Water 2025: Preventing Crises and Conflict in the West (May 28, 2003)
Bullet Water 2025 Preventing Crises and Conflict In the West (May 2, 2003)
Bullet Interior Department Announces Major Agreement for Gunnison River Water in Colorado (April 2,2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Addresses California Water Issues (November 21, 2002)
Bullet Interior Deputy Secretary Griles Announces Water Source for San Luis Rey Tribes (October 15, 2002)
Bullet Deputy Interior Secretary Griles, Five Tribal Chairmen, Metropolitan Officials Sign Principles Key to Reaching California (4.4) Plan for Colorado River Water Supplies (October 11, 2002)

Speeches

BulletRemarks Prepared for Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior - Multi-Species Conservation Program (September 14, 2004)
BulletRemarks Prepared for Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior - Club 20 Fall Board Meeting (September 10, 2004)
Bullet Remarks Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior - USGS Celebrates 125 Years (March 3, 2004)
Bullet Speech to the Colorado River Water Users Association (December 16, 2002)
Bullet Secretary's Remarks at the Association of the California Water Agencies November 21, 2002 (issued November 21, 2002)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces Water Releases in Klamath River (September 27, 2002)

Guest Editorials

Bullet Bringing Water Security to San Diego - Guest Editorial by Secretary Gale A. Norton (San Diego Union-Tribune, October 17, 2003)
Bullet Another View: Work together on water, Idaho Statesman (July 17, 2003)
Bullet Interior secretary touts cooperation on water problems, Salt Lake Tribune (July 13, 2003)
Bullet Other view: Water 2025: Lessons to learn in California's stormy water history (July 20, 2003)
Bullet Water 2025: Building Community Solutions to Avoid Water Conflicts, Boulder Daily Camera (July 7, 2003)
Bullet Growth loads strain on Arizona Water Supply, Arizona Republic (July 7, 2003)
Bullet Community solutions to avoid water conflict , Daily Camera (June 6,2003)
Bullet Norton's Duty:Allocate Supply, Denver Post, (March 2, 2003)
Bullet Fulfilling the Vision for Klamath, Oregonian (March 27, 2002)

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Promoting Public and Private Partnerships

News Releases

Bullet Secretary Norton Transfers Federal Land Patent To Town of Jupiter (October 20, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Accepts Power Generators from Cummins Divisions In Minnesota to be Used by Volunteers in Hurricane Torn Florida (October 13, 2004)
Bullet Deputy Interior Secretary Griles Joins Rep. LaTourette, Ashtabula School District To Celebrate "Win-Win" Agreement (August 11, 2004)
Bullet Interior Highlights Partnerships on its Homepage (July 01, 2004)
Bullet Ford Motor Company Donates 12 New Hybrid SUVs for Use in America’s National Parks (June 16, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Expresses Appreciation for New Efforts by Environmental Defense (May 12, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Announces $61 Million in Grants to States to Support Wildlife and Habitats (March 10, 2004)
Bullet State Fish and Wildlife Agencies to Share in More than $464 Million (March 4, 2004)
Bullet Travel Industry Joins With the National Park Service and National Park Foundation For "See America's National Parks" Promotional Campaign (February 25, 2004)
Bullet Federal Officials and Southeast Travel Industry Join Forces to Promote Tourism on Public Lands (February 25, 2004)
Bullet Interior Approves $6 Million LWCF Grant for Ohio's Plans for North Bass Island Park (February 20, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces $14 Million in Grants to Tribes to Help Fund Fish and Wildlife Conservation Projects (January 27, 2004)
BulletInterior Secretary Announces Challenge Grant Program for Western Water Conservation Projects (January 13, 2004)
Bullet Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Proposals for Conservation Projects Under Stewardship Grant Program (January 06, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Urges Interior Conference To Expand Citizen Stewardship Partnerships (December 10, 2003)
Bullet Norton Commends Colorado Water Conservation Board For Approval of Innovative Agreement on Gunnison River (November 19, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Urges Interior Conference To Expand Citizen Stewardship Partnerships (November 18, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Discusses Partnership Opportunities with Latin Business Association (November 17, 2003)
Bullet Interior and State of Utah Reach Landmark Agreement on R.S. 2477 Rights-of-Way Issue (April 9, 2003)
Bullet A Promise Fulfilled -- Landowners Receive More Than $9.4 Million To Conserve Species Under New Grant Program (May 28, 2003)
Bullet Norton Announces Grant To Help Five Long Island Towns, The Nature Conservancy Protect Piping Plovers on Long Island (May 28, 2003)
Bullet Old North Foundation Awarded $317,000 Grant Under Save America's Treasures Program (May 27, 2003)
Bullet Interior Secretary Norton To Announce $82,000 Grant To Protect Long Island Shorebird (May 27, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces $94 Million for State Recreation Grants From Land and Water Conservation Fund (May 1, 2003)
Bullet Interior Secretary Norton Says Rio Grand River Agreement is a Classic Example of Citizen Stewardship (May 2, 2003)
Bullet President's 2004 Budget for Interior Emphasizes Indian Trust Programs and Conservation Partnerships (February 3, 2003)
Bullet President's Environmental Budget Promotes Stewardship and Produces Results (February 3, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces $160 Million in State Grants from Land and Water Conservation Fund (January 31, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Praises White House Transfer of Governors Island to the City of New York (January 31, 2003)
Bullet Federal Agency Partnerships Highlighted at Opening of Lewis and Clark Bicentennial; Corps of Discovery II Will Hit the Road(January 13, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Calls for Continued Partnership in Everglades Restoration;Outlines Steps Interior Department Will Take to Promote Cooperation (January 8, 2003)
Bullet Lewis and Clark Traveling Exhibit Debuts at Monticello (January 8, 2003)

Speeches

Bullet Speech by Secretary Gale Norton - Celebrate heritage and lure tourism dollars (June 2, 2004)
Bullet Speech by Secretary Gale Norton before the Outdoor Writers Association of America (June 18, 2003)
Bullet Norton Helps Inaugurate "Bald Eagle Refuge" at National Zoo to Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge System Centennial (April 30, 2003)
Bullet Secretary's Remarks at the Gateway Community Partnerships for Tourism and Conservation December 4, 2002 (issued December 4, 2002)
Bullet Remarks Prepared for Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior Wright Flyer - Smithsonian (issued October 10, 2002)
Bullet McCaleb Highlights Partnerships in Tribal Economic Development at the National Summit on Emerging Tribal Economies (September 19, 2002)

Guest Editorials

Bullet VIEWPOINT: Land-appraisal integrity benefits ducks and humans (October 12, 2003)

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Improving Quality of Life for Indian Tribes and Island Communities

News Releases

Bullet President Bush Signs Historic Measure to Provide Key Steps for Indian Trust Reform (October 28, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces Enforcement Committee To Counter Fraudulent Indian Products (October 21, 2004)
Bullet Tribes Collaborate with Interior on Boundary, Land Use Database to Improve Trust Management (October 12, 2004)
BulletSecretary Showcases Outstanding Business Opportunities in the US Affiliated Islands (September 24, 2004)
BulletQuinault Indian Nation Settlement Conserves Marbled Murrelet Habitat (September 20, 2004)
Bullet BIA Education Foundation Renamed as the National Fund for Excellence in American Indian Education (July 29, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton, Assistant Secretary Anderson Sign Water Rights Settlement for Zuni Tribe (July 8, 2004)
BulletAnderson Names Brian Pogue as New BIA Director (May 28, 2004)
BulletAmerican Indian Records Repository Dedication Begins New Chapter in Department's Trust Reform Effort (May 17, 2004)
BulletAssistant Secretary - Indian Affairs David Anderson Encourages Sequoyah High School Students to Make Healthy Choices (April 21, 2004)
BulletAnderson Lauds Baca/Dlo'ay azhi School as First "Green" Building in New Mexico and BIA School System (April 20, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton and Assistant Secretary Anderson Announce BIA Schools to Receive $32.4 Million Under No Child Left Behind Act (March 25, 2004)
BulletStatement of Interior Secretary Gale A. Norton on U.S. Court of Appeals Issuance of Emergency Stay of Internet Disconnection Order (March 24, 2004)
BulletAnderson, Swimmer Testify Jointly on Interior Department's Trust Initiatives for the 21st Century (March 10, 2004)
BulletBIA to Publish Replacement School Construction Priority List (February 25, 2004)
BulletPrincipal Deputy Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs Aurene Martin Announces Funding for Tohono O'odham Nation Border Security (February 17, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Stresses Priorities, Goals and Impact of FY 2005 Budget (February 12, 2004)
BulletStatement of Gale A. Norton, Secretary of the Interior before the senate committee on energy and natural resources on the 2005 President's budget request (February 12, 2004)
Bullet Gila River Indian Community To Benefit From Interior Secretary's Expansion of BIA Indian Land Consolidation Program (February 6, 2004)
Bullet BIA Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Request Supports Trust, Indian Education and Law Enforcement Programs (February 2, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces $14 Million in Grants to Tribes to Help Fund Fish and Wildlife Conservation Projects (January 27, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Applauds President's Signing of Compact Legislation (December 18, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Lauds Senate's Confirmation of David Anderson as Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs (December 09, 2003)
Bullet Martin Issues Final Determination to Decline Federal Acknowledgment of the Snohomish Tribe of Indians (December 02, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces Completion of Shivwits Band Water Rights Settlement Act (November 20, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces More than $1 Million for American Indian Historical Preservation Projects (November 19, 2003)
Bullet Interior Secretary Surveys Barona Reservation Fire Damage (November 17, 2003)
Bullet Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting Anishnabe School Named a U.S. Department of Education 2003 No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School (October 30, 2003)
Bullet The Bureau of Indian Affairs will hold tribal consultation meetings later this month on the realignment of regional and agency offices in 8 of its 12 regions (October 21, 2003)
Bullet Martin Announces Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College and Tohono O'odham Community College Eligibility Under the Tribally Controlled Community College Assistance Act (October 10, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Participates in Dedication of New Navajo-Designed Community Elementary School (August 28, 2003)
Bullet Acting Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs Aurene Martin Names August "Back to School Month" for BIA Schools (August 6, 2003)
Bullet Riverside Indian School Chosen for Pilot Education Program Sponsored by NASA (May 1, 2003)
Bullet Congressionally Established American Indian Education Foundation to Support Students Attending BIA-Funded Schools(March 6, 2003)
Bullet FACE Expanded to Seven BIA Schools-Family Literacy Program Serves Thousands of Indian Children, Adults (March 6, 2003)
Bullet Congress Approves Historic Reorganization Plan for Bureau of Indian Affairs and Office of Special Trustee for American Indians (December 19, 2002)
Bullet McCaleb Announces Major Realignment of the BIA to Improve Services to Trust Beneficiaries (December 4, 2002)
Bullet Interior Deputy Secretary Griles Announces Water Source for San Luis Rey Tribes (October 15, 2002)
Bullet First Group of Historical Accounting Statements Mailed to Individual Indian Money Account Holders in Arizona (October 10, 2002)

Speeches

Bullet Council on Energy Resource Tribes Dinner (September 22, 2004)

Guest Editorials

Bullet Prewitt Gets Updated Community School, ABQ Journal, August 28, 2003

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Protecting Our Nation's Treasures

News Releases

Bullet Secretary Norton Announces Designation of Eudora Welty House in Mississippi as National Historic Landmark (September 9, 2004)
Bullet The Statue of Liberty's Doors Officially Open (August 3, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces Transfer of Five More Lighthouses (June 04, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Promotes Get Fit Opportunities with Designation of 27 New National Trails in 15 States(June 04, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces Transfer of St Simon's Lighthouse (May 26, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces Thomas Point Lighthouse Going to City of Annapolis & Nonprofit Partners (May 01, 2004)
Bullet Interior Department Seeks Legislation for Establishing a National Heritage Area Program (March 31, 2004)
Bullet Twenty Communities Recognized for Commitment to Historical Preservation (March 18, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Dedicates Life-Size Sculpture at Wright Brothers National Memorial (December 17, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces More than $1 Million for American Indian Historical Preservation Projects (November 19, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces Grants to Rhode Island's Touro Foundation, N.Y.'s Eldridge Street Project and Texas' Mission Concepcion (November 13, 2003)
Bullet Rock 'n' Roll Studio Designated as National Historic Landmark (July 31, 2003)
Bullet Old North Foundation Awarded $317,000 Grant Under Save America's Treasures Program (May 27, 2003)
Bullet Interior Secretary Norton Lauds Administration's Preserve America Initiative (March 3, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces Next 20 Lighthouses Available Under National Preservation Program (September 28, 2002)

Speeches

BulletRemarks Prepared for Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior - Great Sand Dunes National Park Designation (September 13, 2004)
Bullet Speech by Secretary Gale Norton - Celebrate heritage and lure tourism dollars (June 2, 2004)
Bullet Remarks Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Gale Norton - Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse Ceremony - Historic Dock, Annapolis (May 01, 2004)

Guest Editorials

Bullet Preserving our local landmarks by Lynn Scarlett, The Boston Globe (July 21, 2004)
Bullet The President's Commitment To Preserving Wild Places, Seattle Times (February 13, 2003)

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Promoting Responsible Energy Policy

News Releases

BulletNew Policy Encourages Solar Energy Development on America's Public Lands (October 21, 2004)
BulletInterior Secretary Norton Signs Renewal of Pipeline Agreement Deal Ensures Employment Opportunities for Alaska Natives (October 15, 2004)
BulletAssistant Secretary Watson Highlights Bush Commitment to Development of Geothermal Energy (August 30, 2004)
BulletAssistant Secretary Watson Assures Leaders that Energy Production, a Healthy Environment and a Vibrant Economy Go Hand-in-Hand (August 4, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton Stresses Priorities, Goals and Impact of FY 2005 Budget (February 12, 2004)
BulletStatement of Gale A. Norton, Secretary of the Interior before the senate committee on energy and natural resources on the 2005 President's budget request (February 12, 2004)
Bullet Interior Finalizes Plan for NW National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (January 22, 2004)
Bullet New Natural Gas Finds Equivalent to Three Years of Electricity (November 24, 2003)
Bullet Clean-Burning Natural Gas, Clean Coal Initiatives Tap Abundant Energy Resources While Protecting Environment (November 21, 2003)
Bullet Bipartisan Energy Bill Helps Interior Department Increase Energy Security and Environmental Protection for American Families (November 21, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Appoints Brenda Aird as the Department's Renewable Energy Ombudsman (October 31, 2003)
Bullet Interior Dept. Schedules Local Meetings to Gain Public Input on Development of Wind Energy (October 31, 2003)
Bullet Public Lands: Meeting America's Energy Needs (June 24, 2003)
Bullet Cabinet Officials Announce Renewable Energy Initiative (June 19, 2003)
Bullet America's Energy: Imbalance Between Consumption and Domestic Production (March 19, 2003)
Bullet ANWR Oil Reserves Greater Than Any State (March 12, 2003)
Bullet EPA Administrator Whitman and Secretary of Interior Gale Norton Comment on NAS Report on Alaska's North Slope (March 4, 2003)
Bullet Public Lands have Abundant Opportunities for Renewable and Nonrenewable Energy Sources (February27, 2003)
Bullet DOI and DOE Announces Availability of New Report that Evaluates Renewable Energy Resources on Public Land (February 21, 2003)
Bullet Interagency Study of Oil and Gas Resources in Five U.S. Basins Issued (January 16, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Renews Trans-Alaska Pipeline Right of Way (January 8, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Highlights Interior Initiatives to Address Natural Gas Crisis (July 22, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces Major New Incentive For Deep Gas Production in the Gulf of Mexico (March 26, 2003)
Bullet California Geothermal Power Plant Approved (November 26, 2002)

Speeches

Bullet Council on Energy Resource Tribes Dinner (September 22, 2004)
BulletRemarks Prepared for Delivery By the Honorable Gale A. Norton Secretary of the Interior - Edison Electric Institute Annual Conference Orlando, Florida (June 08, 2004)
BulletRemarks Prepared for Delivery By the Honorable Gale A. Norton - Juneau Chamber of Commerce - Juneau, Alaska (April 26, 2004)
BulletRemarks Prepared for Secretary Gale Norton - NOIA Annual Meeting (March 26, 2004)
BulletRemarks by Deputy Secretary Steven Griles - The Business Roundtable, Phoenix, Arizona (January 8, 2004)
Bullet Remarks Prepared for Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior Boone and Crockett (December 12, 2003)

Guest Editorials

Bullet Cleaning up after coal - It's time to finish the job on abandoned mines before more tragedy strikes(July 7, 2004)
Bullet Oil Fuels US Economy, Washington Times (October 31, 2002)
Bullet Heeding the Light on the Dashboard, Washington Times (August 3, 2001)

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Answering the President's Call to Service

News Releases

Bullet Secretary Accepts Power Generators from Cummins Divisions In Minnesota to be Used by Volunteers in Hurricane Torn Florida (October 13, 2004)
Bullet Secretarty Norton Announces the Walt Disney Co is Recipient of 2004 National Take Pride in America® Outstanding Charter Partner Award (September 21, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton commends 2004 National Take Pride in America® Award Winners at Department of Interior Ceremony (September 21, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces Toyota is Recipient of 2004 National Take Pride in America Corporate Award (September 17, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Promotes National Public Lands Day At Historic C&O Canal Site; Announces Fee-Free Day at Public Lands on September 18th (September 17, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces Recipients of the 2004 National Take Pride in America® Federal Land Manager Award (September 13, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Designates Eugene, Ore. as Take Pride in America® City (September 9, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces Designation of 18 Utah Communities as Take Pride in America® Cities (August 26, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces Winners of 2004 National Take Pride in America ® Awards (August 23, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Speaks to Recreational Vehicle Owners in Redmond, Oregon (August 20, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces the Designation of Estes Park, Colo. as a Take Pride in America City (July 21, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Welcomes Ohio Gov. Taft to Take Pride in America (July 14, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Welcomes Governor Schwarzenegger to Take Pride in America® (June 14, 2004)
Bullet Take Pride in America Celebrates One-Year Anniversary (April 16, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton & Gov. Napolitano Honor Arizona Volunteers with Take Pride in America Award to Gardens for Humanity (February 6, 2004)
Bullet Take Pride in America Recruits Mayors to Become Stewards of our Public Lands (January 21, 2004)
Bullet Deputy Secretary Griles to Visit Ft. Campbell, Participate in Clean Up Campaign for the 101st (November 24, 2003)
Bullet Secretarial Level Take Pride in America Award Presented To Three Anasazi Heritage Center Volunteers (November 14, 2003)
Bullet Take Pride in America Award Presented to TelecomPioneers (November 7, 2003)
Bullet Interior Supports HealthierUS at New York Marathon Promotes Recreation on Public Lands (October 31, 2003)
Bullet NFL Helps Carry the Ball for Take Pride in America (September 3, 2003)
Bullet U.S. Conference of Mayors Supports Take Pride in America (June 23, 2003)
Bullet Idaho's Kempthorne, Arizona's Napolitano Lead Take Pride in America's Council of Governors (April 17, 2003)
Bullet Interior Secretary Norton Launches National Volunteer Program To Restore and Improve America's Public Lands (April 16, 2003)
Bullet Interior Department Helps Launch Earth Day Web Site, Highlighting Stewardship Events and Service Opportunities (April 14, 2003)
Bullet Government Leaders Pitch In for "America Recycles Day" (November 16, 2002)

Speeches

Bullet Take Pride in America Awards Ceremony (September 21, 2004)
Bullet Maintaining public lands through volunteerism (April 9, 2004)
Bullet Remarks Prepared for Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior Take Pride in America (April 16, 2003)
Bullet Remarks Prepared For Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior Public Lands Day September 28, 2002 (issued September 28, 2002)

Guest Editorials

Bullet Citizen conservation brings advocate's dream to life, Saint Louis Post Dispatch (June 12, 2003)
Bullet Conservation begins with individuals , Columbia Daily Tribune (June 10,2003)
Bullet Conservancy From the Grass Roots , Washington Post (June 7, 2003)
Bullet Helping Citizens Conserve Their Own Land -- and America's, New York Times (April 20, 2002)
Bullet Gale Norton and Gov. Dirk Kempthorne: Jerome couple exemplifies Americans' volunteer service (May 14, 2002)
Bullet Era of Citizen Conservationists, Washington Times (March 5, 2002)


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Encouraging Recreation on Public Lands

News Releases

Bullet Secretary Norton Approves $120 million for Clark County Parks, Trails, Natural Areas (October 28, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces $493 Million Earmarked for Nevada Conservation and Recreation (August 5, 2004)
Bullet Fee Demo Program Improves Visitor Facilities And Services at National Recreation Sites (June 15, 2004)
Bullet Statement of Interior Secretary Gale Norton on Winter Use Rule for Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks (December 11, 2003)
Bullet Final Winter Use Rule For Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks Published in Federal Register (December 11, 2003)
Bullet National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management & Bureau of Reclamation Join Interagency Service for Campground Reservations (November 21, 2003)
Bullet Interior Supports HealthierUS at NY Marathon Promotes Recreation on Public Lands (October 31, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Announces the Designation of 23 Recreation Trails in 12 States to the National Recreation Trails System (June 5, 2003)

Speeches

Bullet Remarks Prepared For Delivery By The Honorable Gale Norton Secretary of the Interior Public Lands Day September 28, 2002 (issued September 28, 2002)

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Improving Management of Departmental Resources

Bullet Norton Finalizes Real Estate Appraisal Reform (November 12, 2003)
Bullet Secretary Norton Lauds Congressional Support for Interior's 2004 Budget (November 10, 2003)
Bullet Innovative Interior Department Programs Support President's Management Agenda (issued July 14, 2003)
Bullet Interior to Brief Central Office Employees on BIA/OST Reorganization (issued June 24, 2003)

Guest Editorials

Bullet VIEWPOINT: Land-appraisal integrity benefits ducks and humans (October 12, 2003)

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Fulfilling DOI's International Responsibilities

News Releases

Bullet United States Pleased with Outcome of CITES Conference in Bangkok, Assistant Secretary Craig Manson Declares (October 14, 2004)
Bullet With U.S. Support, Nambia Gains Approval for Small-Scale International Trade in Jewelry Made From Ivory (October 14, 2004)
Bullet International Trade Restrictions Eased for Bald Eagles (October 13, 2004)
BulletCITES Conference Votes to Tightly Regulate International Trade in Ramin (October 08, 2004)
BulletAssistant Secretary Manson Seeks Support of China For Proposal to Conserve Irrawaddy Dolphin (October 08, 2004)
BulletSecretary Norton, Iraqi Environment Minister Discuss Cooperative Efforts (October 7, 2004)
BulletUnited States to Support Protections for Great White Sharks, Other Threatened Species at CITES Conference in Bangkok (September 24, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton, Israeli Ambassador Ayalon Sign Agreement on Scientific and Technical Cooperation (September 9, 2004)
Bullet Norton Announces Emergency Grants to Stop Elephant and Rhino Slaughter in Africa (July 12, 2004)
Bullet Secretary Norton Meets with Mexican Counterpart; Builds on Long History of Cooperation in Conservation (November 25, 2002)
Bullet United States Pleased with Outcome of CITES Conference in Chile Says Assistant Secretary Craig Manson, Head of U.S. Delegation (November 15, 2002)
Bullet United States Leads Efforts to Conserve Seahorses and Patagonian Toothfish at CITES (November 13, 2002)
Bullet CITES Conference Votes to Tightly Regulate International Trade in Mahogany (November 13, 2002)
Bullet CITES Conference Votes to Allow Three African Nations One-Time Sale of Ivory Under Strict Conditions (November 12, 2002)
Bullet United States Offers Alternative Proposal in Debate Over Ivory Sales (November 11, 2002)
Bullet United States Hails Rejection of Proposals to Resume Commercial Whaling (November 8, 2002)
Bullet United States Expresses Concern Over Efforts to Restart Ivory Trade; Hopes to Play Important Role in Debate at CITES Conference (November 2, 2002)

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