The Bureau of Land Management Heritage Resources Program participates in the nomination of historic properties to the National Register of Historic Places.
There are four basic Criteria to evaluate a historic property for listing to the National Register of Historic Places. They are:
A. The property is associated with events that have made a significant contribution to the broad patterns of history
B. The property is associated with the lives of persons signifcant in our past
C. The property embodies the distinctive characteristics of a type, period, or method of construction or represents the work of a master
D. The property has yielded or is likely to yield information important in prehistory or history.