In this video, the US Department of Interior highlights outgoing Secretary Salazar touring five new national monuments designated by President Obama; the Secretary bids an emotional farewell at a ceremony at the Department of the Interior; and the Obama Administration releases a new national strategy to fight climate change by preserving our natural resources.

Salazar is stepping down and President Obama has nominated Sally Jewell to take his place. Jewell is president and chief executive of outdoor recreation company REI and worked as an oil field engineer earlier in her career. The Department manages the country’s energy resources located on federal lands both onshore and offshore.