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Cultural Resources

The State Protocol Agreement (2012) prescribes the manner in which the BLM and the State Historic Preservation Officer shall cooperatively implement the National Programmatic Agreement and the National Historic Preservation Act, Section 106, in California and in portions of Nevada managed by BLM California.

BLM is revising the current State Protocol Agreement (Draft), and invites your comments.

 Please send written comments by mail or email by July 30, 2013:

Dr. Charlotte Hunter
Bureau of Land Management
California State Office
2800 Cottage Way Suite W1623
Sacramento, CA  95825

Public Comments: Before including address, phone number, email-address, or any other personal identifying information in your comments, be advised that your entire comment, including personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While individuals may request that the BLM withhold personal identifying information from public view, the BLM cannot guarantee it will be able to do so. If you wish us to withhold your personal information you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comment. We will make all submissions from organizations or businesses available for public disclosure in their entirety. 


The Bureau of Land Management in California conducts studies and protects thousands of sites; coordinates with 108 tribes in California, representing 628,000 Native American Indians.

Historical Sites

 Archaeological & Paleontological Project Approvals

Other Resources

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Antiquities Act 100th anniversary celebration - a short video presentation of some of the sites managed by the Bureau of Land Management in California.

Antiquities Act - High Speed
Antiquities Act - Dial-up

The Curse of the Stolen Artifacts Funny.byteFUNNY.BYTES: "Curse of the Stolen Artifacts"
Protectors of ancient artifacts reach across the centuries -- to the dismay of modern-day plunderers. Based on a true story.  Funny.bytes is an occasional look at the lighter side of BLM issues.