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Source: United States of America – Federal Government Departments (video statements)

This Week: Secretary Bernhardt and Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks Rob Wallace were at Grand Canyon National Park to kick off Memorial Day weekend; the Secretary then joined President Trump at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore to mark Memorial Day and salute all those who have given their lives in service to the nation; hundreds of bird species will benefit from $160 million in public and private funding for various wetland conservation projects in North America; in anticipation of California’s wildfire season, the Bureau of Reclamation is turning to some four-footed friends for help; as the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season begins, USGS is prepared to provide science and help guide efforts to protect lives and property when a major storm threatens to make landfall in the United States or its territories; the spotlight finds two National Park Service biological science technicians in Hawaii, and the nation’s largest national park is the setting for our social media Picture of the Week. Make sure you follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter!