Tag Archives: U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke

At the helm: U.S. Interior reorganization is welcome news

In late August, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke stole a historical page from John Wesley Powell’s book in issuing a reorganization plan that will divide the agency into 12 regions. Powell was a U.S. soldier, geologist, explorer of the American West, professor at Illinois Wesleyan University, and director of major scientific and cultural institutions.  Powell served as second director of ...

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Outdoor Recreation Roundtable participates in key advisory meeting

The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) is pleased with key outcomes from the inaugural meeting of the Interior Department’s “Made in America” Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee. The committee discussed approaches that would allow more Americans to enjoy the nation’s great outdoors, and committee leaders were elected. ORR is the nation’s premier coalition of outdoor recreation trade associations. It is committed to ...

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