Digest of Federal Resource Laws of Interest to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Take Pride in America Act
This Act, Title XI of Public Law 101-628, signed November 28, 1990, established the Take Pride
in America Program (TPIA) within the Department of the Interior. (16 USC 4601 note;
104 Stat. 4502) The purposes of the program include:
Establishing and maintaining a public awareness campaign to instill in the public an appreciation
for Federal, State, and local lands, facilities, and cultural and natural resources.
Conducting a national awards program to honor individuals and entities that distinguish
themselves in the appreciation, conservation, and stewardship of these resources.
Administering the "Take Pride in America" slogan and logo.
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