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Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge (credit: CBS)

Private Money Boosts Federal Public Land Program

Hundreds of young people will be clearing weeds and planting trees from Hawaii to Vermont under a federal program that depends largely on private funding, the U.S. interior secretary said Thursday.

05/22/2014

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Sally Jewell To Visit Colorado Wildlife Refuge

U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is visiting Colorado to make an announcement about youth jobs on federal public lands.

05/22/2014

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Interior Secretary Jewell Tours Northwestern Colorado Ranch

U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is visiting Colorado to learn about efforts by ranchers to help conserve sage grouse.

01/21/2014

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Hickenlooper, Other Governors Prepared To Do More To Fight Wildfires

Governors from several Western states told federal officials on Thursday they are prepared to take on more responsibility for fighting wildfires.

12/12/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Travels To Vegas To Talk Land Use, Fires

Leaders from around the West convened a two-day meeting on Wednesday in Las Vegas to discuss land use, wildfires and environmental conservation.

12/11/2013

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Rocky Mountain National Park Will Reopen With State Funds

The National Park Service has allowed Colorado to reopen Rocky Mountain National Park by using state funds.

10/11/2013

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Feds To Let States Pay To Open National Parks

The Obama administration says it will allow states to use their own money to reopen some national parks that have been closed because of the government shutdown.

10/10/2013

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Cabinet Members, Udall Promote Wildfire Prevention

A public-private partnership aimed at thinning out vegetation that could fuel catastrophic wildfires that threaten water supplies and hydroelectric facilities was announced on Friday by federal officials.

07/19/2013

Ken Salazar (credit: U.S. Department of the Interior)

Salazar Bids Farewell To Interior Department In Washington

Sally Jewell has been sworn in as Interior secretary, replacing Ken Salazar, who stepped down after more than four years as head of the agency responsible for more than 500 million acres of national parks and other public lands.

04/12/2013

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