Our Public Land Heritage

From the GLO to the BLM

This interactive timeline traces 200 years of public land history, highlighting key moments, through pictures and videos.  Click on the image below to launch the interactive feature.  A printable version of this timeline is also available in PDF by clicking here.


A graphic depicting homesteaders in front of the house, and an archaeologist sitting near petroglyphs.

Note:  Users can zoom in on the timeline using blue pop-up controls on the left-hand side of the feature.  To advance the timeline, use the left and right arrows along the bottom.  The "More" button opens options to autoplay the timeline, or to view in fullscreen.