Department of the Interior: DOI conserves and manages the Nation’s natural resources and cultural heritage for the benefit and enjoyment of the American people, provides scientific and other information about natural resources and natural hazards to address societal challenges and create opportunities for the American people, and honors the Nation’s trust responsibilities or special commitments to American Indians, Alaska Natives, and affiliated island communities to help them prosper.
Bureaus: Bureau of Indian Affairs ♦ Bureau of Indian Education ♦ Bureau of Land Management ♦ Bureau of Ocean Energy Management ♦ Bureau of Reclamation ♦ Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement ♦ National Park Service ♦ Office of Surface Mining Reclamation & Enforcement ♦ U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service ♦ U.S. Geological Survey
Interior Offices: Assistant Secretary [Insular Affairs (U.S. Territories & Freely Associated States) | International Affairs | Ocean, Great Lakes & Great Lakes Activities] ♦ Congressional & Legislative Affairs ♦ Executive Secretariat & Regulatory Affairs ♦ FOIA Program ♦ Indian Arts & Crafts Board ♦ Intergovernmental & External Affairs ♦ Interior Museum ♦ Land Buy-Back for Tribal Nations ♦ National Invasive Species Council ♦ Secretary's Indian Water Rights Office ♦ Strategic Sciences Group
Bureau of Indian Affairs: Indian Affairs (IA) currently provides services (directly or through contracts, grants, or compacts) to approximately 1.9 million American Indians and Alaska Natives. There are 574 federally recognized American Indian tribes and Alaska Native Villages in the United States.
Programs & Services: Courts of Indian Offenses ♦ Economic Development ♦ Energy & Minerals ♦ Facilities Management & Construction ♦ Federal Acknowledgement ♦ Geospatial Support ♦ Indian Energy Service Center ♦ Indian Gaming ♦ Irrigation ♦ Justice Services ♦ Natural Resources ♦ Safety & Risk Management ♦ Self-Determination ♦ Social Services ♦ Transportation ♦ Tribal Government ♦ Utilities ♦ Wildland Fire ♦ Workforce Development ♦ Workforce Planning & Coordination
Bureau of Indian Education: As stated in Title 25 CFR Part 32.3, BIE’s mission is to provide quality education opportunities from early childhood through life in accordance with a tribe’s needs for cultural and economic well-being, in keeping with the wide diversity of Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages as distinct cultural and governmental entities. Further, the BIE is to manifest consideration of the whole person by taking into account the spiritual, mental, physical, and cultural aspects of the individual within his or her family and tribal or village context.
Bureau of Land Management: BLM's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. Congress tasked the BLM with a mandate of managing public lands for a variety of uses such as energy development, livestock grazing, recreation, and timber harvesting while ensuring natural, cultural, and historic resources are maintained for present and future use.
Programs: BLM programs support American energy development and job growth, promote conservation, and enhance secure borderlands, all in service to the American family.
Program Data: Energy & Minerals (Oil & Gas Statistics | Coal Lease Statistics | Renewable Energy Tables | Oil & Gas Lease Sale Results) ♦ National Conservation Lands (Maps, Data & Other Resources) ♦ Wild Horse & Burro (Data Tables)
The BLM Library: BLM Library Catalog ♦ BLM Library Journals ♦ BLM Library Databases ♦ BLM Digitized Collection Via Internet Archive ♦ BLM Library Historical Photo Collection ♦ BLM Land Office (GLO) Records
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management: Mission of BOEM is to manage development of U.S. Outer Continental Shelf energy and mineral resources in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Vision of BOEM is excellence in the management of Outer Continental Shelf energy and mineral resources for environmental sustainability, economic development, and national security.
Renewable Energy: Renewable Energy Program Overview ♦ Stakeholder Engagement ♦ Renewable Energy Mapping & Data ♦ Regulatory Framework & Guidelines ♦ State Activities ♦ Fact Sheets ♦ Lease & Grant Information ♦ Studies ♦ Historic Preservation Activities
Environment: Overview ♦ Environmental Studies ♦ Environmental Assessment ♦ Regulatory Framework & Guidelines ♦ Environmental Mapping & Data ♦ Environmental Documents ♦ Partnerships & Outreach ♦ Outreach & Education Resources ♦ Environmental Highlights
Marine Minerals: National Offshore Sand Inventory ♦ Requests & Active Leases ♦ MMP in Your State ♦ Current Statistics ♦ Environmental Oversight ♦ Marine Mineral Research & Studies ♦ Partnerships ♦ Atlantic & Gulf of Mexico Initiatives ♦ Obtaining Marine Minerals ♦ Marine Minerals Mapping & Data ♦ Events ♦ Photo & Multimedia Gallery ♦ Fact Sheets ♦ Ocean Science Magazine
Bureau of Reclamation: Mission of the Bureau of Reclamation is to manage, develop, and protect water and related resources in an environmentally and economically sound manner in the interest of the American public.
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement: BSEE has been the lead federal agency charged with improving safety and ensuring environmental protection related to the offshore energy industry, primarily oil and natural gas, on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). BSEE vigorously regulates oversight of worker safety, emergency preparedness, environmental compliance, and conservation of resources.
Offshore Facts: OCS Production ♦ OCS Regions (Alaska | Gulf of Mexico | Pacific) ♦ Offshore Data Center ♦ Offshore Information (Deep Water Activity | Gulf of Mexico Well Permits | Well Permit Status) ♦ Offshore Incident Statistics ♦ eWells
Resources & Tools: Compliance ♦ Safety & Environmental Management Systems ♦ Planning & Preparedness ♦ Incident Information ♦ Spills & Releases ♦ Safe OCS ♦ Tools & Technical Resources ♦ Offshore Data Center ♦ eWell ♦ Safety Alerts Program ♦ Oil Spill Emergency Contact Procedures
National Park Service: The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.
Office of Surface Mining Reclamation & Enforcement: OSMRE is responsible for establishing a nationwide program to protect society and the environment from the adverse effects of surface coal mining operations, under which OSMRE is charged with balancing the nation’s need for continued domestic coal production with protection of the environment.
Programs: Reclaiming Abandoned Mine Lands ♦ Regulating Coal Mines ♦ Technology Development & Transfer (Applied Science | Bat Conservation & Mining | Blasting | Coal Combustion Residues | Dam Safety | Geomorphic Reclamation | Mine Drainage Technology Initiative | Mine Fires | National Mine Map Repository | Prime Farmland | Reforestation | Underground Mine Mapping) ♦ Mine Land Reclamation in Action
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: Primary responsibility is management of fish and wildlife for the American public. The Service helps ensure a healthy environment for people by providing opportunities for Americans to enjoy the outdoors and our shared natural heritage.
National Programs: Ecological Services ♦ Fish & Aquatic Conservation ♦ Information Resources & Technology Management ♦ International Affairs ♦ Law Enforcement ♦ Migratory Birds ♦ National Conservation Training Center ♦ National Wildlife Refuge System ♦ Native American Program ♦ Office of Diversity & Inclusive Workforce Management ♦ Office of the Science Applications ♦ Wildlife & Sport Fish Restoration
Broadband ♦ Climate Change ♦ Coastal Program ♦ Duck Stamp ♦ Ecological Services ♦ Emergency Management ♦ Endangered Species ♦ Fire Management ♦ Fish & Aquatic Conservation ♦ Fishing ♦ Geospatial Services ♦ Grants ♦ History ♦ Historic Preservation ♦ Hunting ♦ Importing/Exporting ♦ International Affairs ♦ Invasive Species ♦ Landscape Conservation Cooperatives ♦ Law Enforcement Activities ♦ Conservation Library ♦ Migratory Birds ♦ National Wildlife Refuges ♦ Partners for Fish & Wildlife ♦ Permits ♦ Policy & Regulations ♦ Pollinators ♦ Recreation ♦ Science ♦ Strategic Habitat Conservation ♦ Testimony ♦ Transportation ♦ Volunteer ♦ Wetlands ♦ Wind Energy
U.S. Geological Survey: The USGS is the Nation's largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency. Provides science about the natural hazards that threaten lives and livelihoods; the water, energy, minerals, and other natural resources; the health of ecosystems and environment; and the impacts of climate and land-use change. USGS scientists develop new methods and tools to enable timely, relevant, and useful information about the Earth and its processes.
Science Explorer: Biology & Ecosystems ♦ Land Resources ♦ Coasts ♦ Data, Tools & Technology ♦ Energy ♦ Environmental Health ♦ Geology ♦ Mapping, Remote Sensing & Geospatial Data ♦ Minerals ♦ Natural Hazards ♦ Oceans ♦ Planetary Science ♦ Water
USGS Programs: Coastal & Marine Hazards & Resources ♦ Contaminant Biology ♦ Earthquake Hazards ♦ Energy & Wildlife ♦ Energy Resources ♦ Environments ♦ Fish & Wildlife Disease ♦ Fisheries ♦ Geomagnetism ♦ Groundwater & Streamflow Information ♦ International ♦ Invasive Species ♦ John Wesley Powell Center for Analysis & Synthesis ♦ Land Choice Science ♦ Landslide Hazards ♦ Mineral Resources ♦ National Cooperative Geologic Mapping ♦ National Geological & Geophysical Data Preservation ♦ National Geospatial ♦ National Laboratories ♦ National Land Imaging ♦ National Water Quality ♦ Sage-Grouse & Sagebrush Ecosystem ♦ Science & Decisions Center ♦ Status & Trends ♦ Science Analysis & Synthesis ♦ Toxic Substances Hydrology ♦ USGS Library ♦ Volcano Hazards ♦ Water Availability & Use Science ♦ Water Resources Research Act ♦ Wildlife
Unified Interior Regions: Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian ♦ Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico & the U.S. Virgin Islands) ♦ Region 3: Great Lakes ♦ Region 4: Mississippi Basin ♦ Region 5: Missouri Basin ♦ Region 6: Arkansas-Rio Grande-Texas-Gulf ♦ Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin ♦ Region 8: Lower Colorado Basin ♦ Region 9: Columbia-Pacific Northwest ♦ Region 10: California-Great Basin ♦ Region 11: Alaska ♦ Region 12: Pacific Islands (American Somoa, Hawaii, Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands)