Bureau of Indian Affairs. Evolution of the BIA. Established 1824 (oldest agency in the USDI)
Warm Springs Reservation, Oregon
Hualapai Indian Nation
Ordered reservoir-managing agencies to provide recreation.
Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area (formerly TVA – now FS)
National Reclamation Act of 1902
Authorized the Secretary of the Interior to develop hydropower and irrigation projects in 17 western states.
Hoover Dam turbines
Waterskiing on Lake Mead, Nevada.
1,100 acre reservoir
Lake Sonoma, CA.
Campground at Sonoma Lake, CA
Sonoma Lake trail system
Views from trails.
Manages 13 locks & dams in MN, WI, & IA
Purposes: Navigation (commercial & recreational), flood control, wildlife management
Lock control building
Dredge boat “William A. Thompson” and relocation of dredged materials
Guttenberg waterfowl ponds at Lock 10
(Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge, IA)
Forest management in 28,000 acres of shoreline.
SG is NOT a land manager
NOAA Research Vessel
Great Lakes surface temperature monitoring program