Auditors cite flaws in grants management
The Interior Department's process for closing out grants poses a "high risk of inaccurate reporting and potential violation" of a 2016 law designed to reduce government waste, auditors warn in a new report.
FWS extends free-entrance policy at wildlife refuges
The Fish and Wildlife Service today announced it will continue waiving entrance fees through the end of April, even as more individual refuges and fish hatcheries curtail activities during the coronavirus pandemic.
Memo to employees: Don't mix politics and governance
With a social media-engorged election season on the horizon, the Interior Department's employees are being cautioned about the rules that govern partisan political behavior.
Enviros sue to stop killing of Yellowstone grizzlies
Environmental groups today sued the Fish and Wildlife Service over the agency's decision to allow up to 72 grizzly bears to be killed over the next 10 years near Yellowstone National Park.
Claims court warns: Scams on the rise during pandemic
The low-profile but powerful federal court that handles some big-ticket public lands and natural resources cases is cautioning people to watch out for frauds and scams amid the coronavirus pandemic.