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From LANDS AND REALTY
History of the Mustang Ranch:
From a Bothersome Brothel to a River Restored
By Mark Struble
Only in Nevada could the BLM turn a property containing a world-famous cathouse into a gem of river restoration.
BLM’s Landscape Approach and Ecoregional Assessments
By Joe Tague
Since 2006, the BLM has been transitioning to a landscape management approach, recognizing the need to work across jurisdictions and beyond individual projects.
In Search of Original Evidence
By Dominica Van Koten, with Marshall Bolte
Finding original evidence from surveys completed more than 200 years ago is a testament to the incredible undertaking of the General Land Office and the foresight of the founding fathers of our country.
Ag Planes Provide a Valuable Tool for BLM’s Firefighting Toolbox
By BLM NIFC Staff
The mobility, speed, and accuracy of single engine air tankers (SEATs) make them ideal for fighting fires on the expansive BLM lands in the West.
Looking for Gold in the Wilderness
By Alan Rabinoff
In 1990, the year the Muggins Mountain Wilderness was designated, there was also a legacy of mining interest in the area -- placer mining claims located under the 1872 mining law.
By Tim Carrigan
A new vision for BLM wildlife management was cast with the release of the “Fish and Wildlife 2000” plan. Seemingly overnight, we were managing for species beyond mule deer, elk, pronghorn, and bighorn sheep.
Leading by Example: Volunteers and Friends Groups!
By Dave Hunsaker
In 1984, the Friends of Red Rock Canyon (FORRC) tentatively took shape. Today, FORRC members are an invaluable partner for the BLM.