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Live Chat on the America’s Great Outdoors Initiative with Secretary Salazar

Join a live discussion with Secretary Salazar about what the Department of the Interior is doing implement the America's Great Outdoors Initiative and discuss how all American’s can enjoy the great outdoors.

For generations, America's great outdoors have ignited our imaginations, bolstered our economy, and fueled our national spirit of adventure and independence. That is why during the month of June, we celebrate Great Outdoors Month and rededicate ourselves to experiencing and protecting our nation’s unique landscapes and treasured sites.

President Obama’s America’s Great Outdoors (AGO) Initiative has launched a national dialogue about conservation in America. The AGO Initiative is based on the tenet that lasting conservation solutions should start with the American people – that nobody know which places are most important to American communities better than the people who live, work and recreate in them.  The Department of the Interior and other government agencies are hard at work talking with communities and implementing the recommendations of the AGO report. And now we’d like to update you on the progress we’ve made over the last few months.

Please join us on Friday June 10th at 2:00 pm, EDT, as Secretary Ken Salazar answers your questions about what the Department is doing implement the AGO initiative and discuss how all American’s can enjoy the great outdoors.

Submit your questions in advance by sending them to Or ask them during the chat at

We look forward to speaking with you on Friday June 10th at 2:00 pm, EDT.