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Secretary Salazar and Secretary Vilsack Answer Questions on America's Great Outdoors Initiative

Yesterday, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, hosted a live chat to answer your questions about the America's Great Outdoors initiative. The initiative seeks to reinvigorate our approach to conservation and reconnect Americans, especially our youth, with the lands and waters that are used for farming and ranching, hunting and fishing, and for families to spend quality time together, as well as education purposes.  They took questions from YouTube videos and Facebook participants from across the country on ways to develop a conservation and recreation agenda that makes sense for the 21st century.

If you're a young person looking to get involved in the great outdoors, be sure to visit YouthGo.gov. For more information on America's Great Outdoors initiative, check out the full video below or skip to the questions you're interested in by using the links below.