Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior, touted the economic importance of Americans wildlands at a forum in Washington, D.C. last week.
The contribution of public lands managed by the Interior Department’s various branches, including national parks, wildlife refuges, monuments and wilderness areas, is s
Jewell hailed the projects as a key to ensuring access to outdoor recreation: “These local projects &nda
During the hearing – intended to focus on the President’s FY 2015 budget proposal – Interior Secretary Jewell was questioned on the Antiquities Act by the sponsor of the Preventing New Parks Bill, Congressman Rob Bishop.
The study, a version of which is released by the National Park Service each year, quantified the value of visitors drawn by parks at nearly $26.8 billion in economic activity and more than 2
In the poll, which was commissioned by the veterans advocacy group Vet Voice Foundation, nearly three out of four residents of Dona Ana County supported the establishment of a monument to encompass the Potrillo, Sierra de Las Uva
Visitors to the National Wildlife Refuge System contributed $2.4 billion to regional economies in 2011, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Nov.