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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

Doing Business on the Public Lands with BLM

The BLM is an agency within the U.S. Department of the Interior and is best described as a small agency with a big mission and a lot of ground to cover. As the Nationís largest land manager, the BLM is responsible for over 253 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 Western States.The BLM oversees recreational opportunities, commercial activities (livestock grazing, oil and gas development, etc.), wildlife habitat, transportation systems, archaeological sites, wilderness areas, public land survey activities, and numerous other activities.

Goods and services needed include: construction projects; land treatments; professional and nonprofessional services; supplies; information technology resources; workspace leases; environmental studies; wild horse and burro roundups; cadastral surveying; fire prevention, suppression, and rehabilitation services/supplies; and hazardous material management. Links to some of the goods and services that the BLM offers is listed below.