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Although the Bureau of Land Management mainly focuses on subsurface concerns, such as mining, in Wisconsin, it also sponsors programs such as Every Kid in a Park and National Public Lands Day to motivate land stewardship. “We try to introduce youth and families to the outdoors and how much fun it ...
Stephanie Connolly has been selected as the new manager of the Bureau of Land Management Southwest District in Colorado. Headquartered in Montrose, the district encompasses a total of 2.7 million acres in the Grand Junction,Tres Rios and Uncompaghre field offices. Connolly expects to start her new ...

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Bureau of Land Management is seeking to reinstate independent advisory groups that were suspended last year as part of a review across the U.S. Department of the Interior. The Casper Star-Tribune reports the Resource Advisory Council in Wyoming is looking to reach full ...
“Before we even go out and do a prescribed burn we have to make sure all the conditions are right,” Jeanne Klein, Bureau of Land Management, Medford District. Agencies have to check if the fuel or vegetation is dry enough, and if wind directions, as well as humidity, are on their side. “We're constantly in ...
A group of Gateway Elementary students involved in the schools Anchored for Life program organized a community service project to help clean up Shooter's Canyon, an area of Bureau of Land Management administered land just south of Ridgecrest off Highway 395. It's become common for people to ...
Today is the last day to submit comments to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regarding the issue of lost gas at the taxpayer's expense. In February of this year, the BLM proposed a rule that, if finalized, would reinstate outdated guidance that has led to the needless loss of billions of taxpayer dollars ...

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Hassayampa Field Office will hold two public meetings in early-May to gather public input on the draft Black Canyon Corridor Travel Management Plan and Environmental Assessment. The documents are available for public view and input. The plan encompasses ...
Air Force and Bureau of Land Management officials have identified over 700,000 acres of public land just outside the Utah Test and Training range that can be temporarily closed as the military ... The public comment period ends May 9, according to a news release from the Bureau of Land Management.
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1/2 – FILE -In this Sept. 3. 1999, file photo, Kiger mustangs crowd together in a corral after a roundup near Steens Mountain outside Burns, Ore. A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management violated environmental law by rounding up wild horses in eastern Oregon without fully ...
WASHINGTON – The Bureau of Land Management is issuing a call for public nominations to fill three positions on its national Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board. Nominations are for a term of three years and are needed to represent the following categories of interest: public interest, wild horse and ...
The Sweetwater Solar Energy Project would be the first utility-scale solar project on Bureau of Land Management land in the state. It would lie about ... Tax revenue from the farm is estimated at $421,200 for Sweetwater County and about $600,000 for the state, according to the Bureau of Land Management.
One of the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) multiple-use goals is to restore and enhance the aquatic and riparian habitat on public land, especially in the desert southwest where water and the ribbons of green are so precious. One example of this goal is located on a 1 3/4-mile stretch of the Tularosa ...
Boise - The Bureau of Land Management is celebrating 25 years of the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey becoming a National Conservation Area. The BLM is hosting a series of events and one of them has the goal to be Idaho's largest trash clean up, the event will happen rain or shine on Saturday, ...
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo - In support of the Administration's priority to promote America's energy independence, the Bureau of Land Management, Rock Springs Field Office released the environmental assessment for the Sweetwater Solar Energy Facility, opening a 15-day public comment period.
The Bureau of Land Management is going to decamp from Washington, D.C., the second in command of the Interior Department said Friday. "This is real," Deputy Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said of plans to move the agency, which manages more than 245 million acres of land, most of it in 12 states ...
The Bureau of Land Management is seeking applications for a first local artist-in-residence program, which will allow a painter, photographer, poet or other artist to spend time on the South Fork of the Snake River. Spokeswoman Sarah Wheeler said the BLM's artist-in-residence program has seen great ...

A section of the North Platte River, between Gray Reef and Casper, may receive new commercial permits for fishing due to increased annual demand. The Bureau of Land Management put out a request for public comment to learn more about how recreationists want to use the stretch between Gray Reef ...
Instead, she traded her desk for hiking boots and four walls for the more than 100,000 acres of land in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument managed by the Bureau of Land Management. O'Malley was the first educator to learn and work in the monument as a participant in BLM's Teachers on Public ...
Rangeland drill operations after the 2015 Soda Fire scorched southwest Idaho and eastern Oregon. Larry Moore / Idaho Bureau of Land Managment. After the Soda Fire ate up nearly 280,000 acres in the southwest corner of Idaho and eastern Oregon in 2015, the Bureau of Land Management launched ...
The Bureau of Land Management is seeking volunteers for a large-scale trash cleanup of the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area, which includes parts of Kuna and Melba. The event, part of the National Conservation Area's 25th Anniversary celebration, is 8 a.m. to noon ...
Federal lands are owned or managed primarily by the Bureau of Land Management, the Forest Service, the Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Park Service and the Department of Defense. BLM is the largest landowner, with 248 million acres of public land and 700 million acres of subsurface mineral ...
A group views cheatgrass reduction through prescribed grazing results in October 2015. From left: Jack Robb of the Nevada Department of Wildlife, Hanes Holman of Elko Land and Livestock, Ted Koch of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Jerry Pfarr of Newmont, Amy Lueders and Raul Morales of the Bureau ...
FILLMORE, Utah— The Bureau of Land Management Little Sahara Recreation Area (LSRA) staff are expecting 20,000 visitors over Easter Weekend. To prepare for this high-volume weekend, staffing will increase to include the BLM, Juab County, Utah State, and other agencies – providing up to 80 ...
Morris sided with the Bureau of Land Management on another climate-change issue: Methane emissions from the oil and gas wells. Environmentalists argued unsuccessfully that BLM planning in Wyoming and Montana should have done more to reduce or offset that pollution. The agency is reviewing the ...
(KUTV) -- In anticipation of more than 20,000 visitors, the Bureau of Land Management Little Sahara Recreation Area staffing is increasing in preparation for the high-volume Easter weekend. The BLM said staffing is increasing to include the Juab County, Utah State, and other agencies -- providing up to 80 interagency ...
A federal district judge ruled Friday that the Bureau of Land Management violated the law when it made 80 billion tons of coal available for leasing and opened up more than 8 million acres for oil and gas development in the Powder River Basin without first assessing the environmental risks or considering ...
Look at what the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing. The Washington Post recently published a memo in which the BLM, which manages a swath of Utah equal to two-fifths of the state, proposes streamlining a number of environmental reviews and regulations or asks Congress to do so.
The Arch canyon area of Bears Ears as Media members get a chance to fly over the Bears Ears National Monument with EcoFLIGHT on Monday, May 8, 2017. The Bureau of Land Management scheduled four meetings in late March to give the public a chance to weigh in on a new monument management ...
The Bureau of Land Management is beginning the process of reevaluating the emissions impact of large coal leases near Wright. The Obama administration oversaw some of the largest coal leases in history on federal lands, but these four lease in Wyoming stoked pushback from environmental groups.
Carpenter, who served as the Buckman Direct Diversion project manager, said the U.S. Forest Service and federal Bureau of Land Management, which own the land that runs along the road, were approached with the concerns. “It didn't make it into the [environmental impact statement] per se, but the ...
Environmentalists want to block the federal Bureau of Land Management's push to lease out the mineral rights of 11 parcels near the sand dunes for energy development. They say drilling on those parcels will disrupt fragile ecosystems, harm tourism and put wildlife species at risk. The concerns include ...
The Taos Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management has a new leader, albeit a temporary one. Pamela Mathis, who has worked extensively in the Arizona branch of the federal agency, was given a 60-day assignment as the acting field manager of the Taos office, which is responsible for BLM lands far ...
DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Rescued from all over the country - now they're looking for a forever home in the Wiregrass. Thirty-six horses and burros have traveled from out west to the Wiregrass. "We've got some animals here from Nevada, Utah, Wyoming and Oregon" says Scarlett Foster of the Wild Horses ...
WildEarth Guardians v. United States Bureau of Land Management, et al., 870 F.3d 1222 (10th Cir. 2017). WildEarth Guardians and the Sierra Club (collectively, “Plaintiffs”) brought a claim under the Administrative Procedure Act (the “Act”) against the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM), challenging the ...
Gardner is particularly concerned about directives and other decisions made during recent years by the Washington, D.C.-based Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that he says have been preferential to “deep-pocketed radical special interests” rather than those from western-located field officers and ...
Zimmerman: The Bureau of Land Management is promoting a “Bad Neighbor” policy for public lands. Mar 2, 2018 ... Through the Bureau of Land Management's leasing process, oil and gas companies nominate public land that they're interested in developing to be sold at auction. The lease allows private ...
The Bureau of Land Management is apparently viewed as the Fed version of Greenpeace. Previously-protected federal lands are being opened up for business, starting with the removal of environmental impact reviews. This should speed up the return of the government's land to certain people -- mining ...
Over the past few years, one question I have often heard in the 3rd District is: Why are the federal departments that have jurisdiction over most Western lands headquartered in Washington, D.C. rather than in Western states? Particularly, why is the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management ...
According to records obtained by the Washington Post, the Bureau of Land Management is recommending new legislation that would limit the number of FOIA requests individuals and agencies could file with the agency, create stricter criteria for fee waivers, and increase fees for “search and redaction.”.
The Longview Daily News reported Thursday that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management will now have the final say on whether Ascot USA Inc.'s plans with happen. With the bureau's approval, Ascot would be allowed to test drill at 63 roadside sites in the Green River watershed near Goat Mountain.
A proposed park in northwest Las Vegas may become a possibility if community residents show enough support. The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on a proposal to lease 2.98 acres of public land to the City of Las Vegas for a park and facilities, a release said. The land is located ...
Melissa Scavelli sat down with Al Nash from the Bureau of Land Management to get his thoughts on the potential for this year's fire season. Nash said right now they're cautiously optimistic. To make that statement Nash said they had to look at several different long range models. He said they try not to ...
The Department of Interior employs around 70,000 people and oversees a broad array of federal programs, from land management agencies like the National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management and Fish and Wildlife Service to relationships with tribal nations through the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
WASHINGTON (February 22, 2017)—The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has issued a new proposed rule today covering methane leaks from oil and gas extraction on federal and tribal lands. This proposal would remove important controls on methane leaks, allowing unchecked emissions of this ...
The Bureau of Land Management on Tuesday closed public land near Buckeye that was the site of a shooting tragedy last month. The open desert area is a popular spot for target shooting. A BLM spokeswoman said the indefinite closure is for utility work, but the federal agency will use the closure to review ...
Over the past few years, one question I have often heard in the 3rd District is: Why are the federal departments that have jurisdiction over most Western lands headquartered in Washington, D.C., rather than in Western states? Particularly, why is the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management ...
According to records obtained by the Washington Post, the Bureau of Land Management is recommending new legislation that would limit the number of FOIA requests individuals and agencies could file with the agency, create stricter criteria for fee waivers, and increase fees for “search and redaction.”.
The Longview Daily News reported Thursday that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management will now have the final say on whether Ascot USA Inc.'s plans with happen. With the bureau's approval, Ascot would be allowed to test drill at 63 roadside sites in the Green River watershed near Goat Mountain.
DENVER — From its headquarters in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Bureau of Land Management oversees some of the nation's most prized natural resources: vast expanses of public lands rich in oil, gas, coal, grazing for livestock, habitat for wildlife, hunting ranges, fishing streams and hiking trails. But more ...


 

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