Secretary Jewell to present Partners in Conservation Awards, Jan. 16, 2014
Two science teams conducting research sponsored by the Bureau of Ocean Energy
Management will be among 20 public-private partnerships recognized by Secretary of the Interior Sally
Jewell at the 2013 Partners in Conservation Awards ceremony on Thursday, January 16, at the Department’s Yates Auditorium
in Washington, D.C.
is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. (EST) and will be carried via the Department’s live
The Partners in Conservation Awards
recognize outstanding examples of conservation legacies achieved when the
Department of the Interior engages groups and individuals representing a wide
range of backgrounds, ages and interests to work collaboratively to renew lands
and resources. The awards celebrate conservation achievements that highlight
cooperation among diverse federal, state, local and tribal governments; public
and private entities; non-profit organizations; and individuals.
partnerships were selected for achieving exemplary conservation results through
cooperation and community engagement.
Together, the 20 award-winning partnerships include recipients
representing more than 260 organizations and individuals from across the United
States and the world.
Save the date!
Date: January, 16, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m. (EST)
To access the program: http://www.doi.gov/events
About the Bureau of Ocean Energy
The Bureau of Ocean Energy
Management (BOEM) promotes energy independence, environmental protection and economic
development through responsible, science-based management of offshore
conventional and renewable energy resource.