Things were busy at the Department of Interior this past Thursday. It was the annual lighting of the National Christmas Tree and caught up in all of the last minute preparations for the 90-minute event was newly appointed Assistant Secretary for Fish, Wildlife, and Parks Rob Wallace.
A formal ribbon cutting was held this week at Jenny Lake, Grand Teton National Park’s most popular destination, to celebrate the completion of a $20.5 million improvement project.
Wyoming resident Rob Wallace is one step closer to overseeing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Park Service following unanimous approval of his appointment to the post by the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee on Wednesday morning.
A Wyoming native who served as chief of staff to a former Wyoming governor and U.S. senator will be nominated to serve as an assistant secretary within the U.S. Department of Interior, President Donald Trump announced Friday.