“I’ve been shot at before. I’m very comfortable with it," the Interior secretary and former Navy SEAL said.
Her successor Ryan Zinke wasted little time reviving an arcane military flag-flying tradition.
Former Interior Department officials warn the move endangers both visitors and America's priceless resources.
Ryan Zinke's oil-friendly order "might just have landed the decisive blow" against the imperiled bird, a conservationist said.
"There's still a need to show that climate change is real and that human activity contributes to it," she said.
The end of the Reagan era deals is a victory for the Blackfeet Nation.
For example, the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument on the outskirts of Los Angeles responded to the needs of millions
Rather than proposing to sell off wildlife refuges for short-term gains, our leaders and legislators at all levels should be thinking about how to protect them for the long term, so our children and grandchildren can visit them.
We commend Secretary Jewell for taking a comprehensive look at an outdated and subsidized resource program and for integrating the goals of sound and sustainable land management with the President's goals to address climate change.
As society explores these new tools, we need to make sure that the public remains involved and that sophisticated market solutions are based on science and maximizing ecological benefits and not just enhancing private assets at the expense of public lands.
The North Face is helping fund youth conservation work, part of a $20 million plan to draw corporate support for public lands.