The BLM is responsible for carrying out a variety of programs for the management and conservation, of resources on 258 million surface acres, as well as 700 million acres of subsurface mineral estate.
CESU efforts bring together scientists, resource managers, and other conservation professionals from across the biological, physical, social, cultural, and engineering fields (from anthropology to zoology) to conduct collaborative applied projects to address natural and cultural heritage resource issues at multiple scales and in an ecosystem context.
NOAA is a federal agency focused on the condition of the oceans and the atmosphere. It plays several distinct roles within the Department of Commerce.
Most people know that the National Park Service cares for national parks, a network of nearly 400 natural, cultural and recreational sites across the nation. The treasures in this system -- the first of its kind in the world -- have been set aside by the American people to preserve, protect, and share, the legacies of this land.
Northern Michigan University is a four-year public university with about 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Located in the scenic Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Northern offers a distinct opportunity for education inside and outside of the classroom. Classes incorporate academic service learning projects, field excursions, hands-on interaction and more.
Our military and civilian engineers, scientists and other specialists work hand in hand as leaders in engineering and environmental matters.
The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment. Since 1970, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people.
The Fish and Wildlife Service works with others to manage and monitor the conservation of wildlife habitats throughout the United States. This includes the direct management of the National Wildlife Refuge System for the wellfare of all American people, and using social science in the decision making process and utilization of management plans.
The Forest Service was established in 1905 and is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Forest Service manages public lands in national forests and grasslands, which encompass 193 million acres.
The USGS serves the Nation by providing reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth; minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and enhance and protect our quality of life.