The BLM Manual

What is the BLM Manual? The Manual contains BLM policy and program direction. It provides policy, procedures, and instructions to manage programs. Each Handbook is controlled by a Manual Section which sets out the basic authority for performing tasks and states who bears the ultimate responsibility for seeing that these tasks are accomplished...

Manual Section

Title

MS-1103

Uniforms

MS-1111

Fire Business Management

MS-1112

Safety

MS-1112-1 Off-Highway Vehicles

MS-1113

Official Use of Horses

MS-1114

Volunteers

MS-1144

Reporting Nonsecurity Irregularities and Employee Misconduct

MS-1201

Organization Management

MS-1202

Organization Control

MS-1211

Headquarters Office

MS-1220

Records and Information Management

MS-1220, Appdix 2

GRS/BLM Combined Records Schedule
Click here for GRS Single Document

MS-1221

Directives

MS-1222

Reports Management

MS-1245

Audit Coordination, Response, and Followup

MS-1265 Information Technology Investment Management (ITIM)

MS-1266

Training

MS-1268

Information Technology Configuration Management

MS-1270

Records Administration

MS-1270-2

Cost Recovery

MS-1271

BLM Information Access Center

MS-1273

Vital Records

MS-1274

Serialized Case File System

MS-1275

Land Status Records

MS-1278

External Access to BLM Information - The Freedom of Information Act

MS-1283

Data Administration and Management

MS-1293

Telephone Communications

MS-1301

Accounting Principles and Standards

MS-1312

Appropriation and Allotment Accounting

MS-1315

Working Capital Fund

MS-1323

Cost Recovery for Reimbursable Projects/Activities

MS-1333

Employee Overpayments

MS-1371

Billings

MS-1372

Collections

MS-1373

Distribution of Receipts

MS-1374

Refunds Transfers & Returns

MS-1375

Delinquent Accounts

MS-1379

Payment in Lieu of Taxes

MS-1382

Concession Contract and Permit Procedures (offline)

MS-1384

Accountable Officers & Agents

MS-1386

Claims

MS-1400-302

Temporary and Seasonal Employment

MS-1400-335

Merit Promotion and Internal Placement Plan

MS 1400-713Equal Employment Opportunity
MS-1400-990Reasonable Accommodations Policy

MS-1510

Acquisition

MS-1511 Assistance Agreements

MS-1512

Charge Cards and Convenience Checks For Travel, Purchase, Fleet, and Uniforms

MS-1520

Property Management

MS-1601

Land Use Planning

MS-1626 Travel and Transportation Manual (Public)

MS-1703

Hazardous Management and Resource Restoration

MS-1734

Rangeland Interagency Ecological Site Manual

MS-1740Renewable Resource Improvements and Treatments

MS-1786

Memorandums of Understanding

MS-2200

Land Exchanges

MS-2800 Glossary

Glossary of Terms

MS-2801 General
MS-2802 Lands Available for FLPMA Grants 
MS-2803 Qualifications for Holding FLPMA Grants
MS-2804 Applying for FLPMA Grants
MS-2805 Terms and Conditions for FLPMA Grants
MS-2806 Rent
MS-2807 Grant Administration 
MS-2808 Instruction Memoranda Supplementing the 2800 and 2880 Manual Series
MS-2809 Special Considerations to Manuals 2801- 2807
MS-2880 Glossary Glossary of Terms to Manual 2880- Mineral Leasing Act Rights-of-Way
MS-2881 Mineral Leasing Act - General
MS-2882 Lands Available for MLA Grant 
MS-2883 MLA Right-Of-Way Qualifications 
MS-2884 Applying for a MLA Grant or TUP 
MS-2885 Terms and Conditions 
MS-2886 Operation, Maintenance, Termination 
MS-2887 Amendments, Assignments, Renewals
MS-2888 Instruction Memoranda Supplementing the 2800 and 2880 Manual Series

MS-2930

Recreation Permits and Fees

MS-3010 Underground Entry Policies for Solid Mineral

MS-3060

Mineral Reports -- Preparation and Review

MS-3120Competitive Leases

MS-3150

Onshore Oil and Gas Geophysical Exploration Surface Management Requirements

MS-3600

Mineral Materials Disposal

MS-3720

Abandoned Mine Land Program Policy

MS-3800

Mining Claims Under The General Mining Laws

MS-3809Surface Management

MS-3830

Location, Recording and Maintenance of Mining Claims, Mill and Tunnel Sites

MS-3833

Recordation of Mining Claims

MS-3860

Mineral Patent Applications

MS-3861

Surveys and Plats

MS-3862

Lode Mining Claim Patent Applications

MS-3863

Placer Mining Claim Patent Applications(.PDF)

MS-3864

Mill Site Claim Patent Applications

MS-3870

Adverse Claims, Protests, Contests, and Appeals

MS-3890

Mineral Investigations

MS-4100Grazing Administation - Exclusive of Alaska

MS-4180

Land Health

MS-4700 Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Management
MS-4710 Management Considerations Relating to Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros
MS-4720 Removal of Excess Wild Horses and Burros
MS-4730 Destruction of Wild Horses and Burros and Disposal of Remains
MS-4740 Motor Vehicles and Aircraft in the Management of Wild Horses and Burros
MS-5000Forest Management
MS-5300Timber Measurement
MS-5310Timber Cruising
MS-5400Sales of Forest Products
MS-5420Preparation for Sale
MS-5500Non-Sale Disposals
MS-6100 National Landscape Conservation System Management
MS-6120 Congressionally Required Maps and Legal Boundary NLCS Designations
MS-6220 National Monuments, National Conservation Areas, and Similar Designations
MS-6250National Scenic and Historic Trail Administration
MS-6280Management of National Scenic and Historic Trails and Trails Under Study or Recommended as Suitable for Congressional Designation
MS-6310 Conducting Wilderness Characteristics Inventory of BLM Lands
MS-6320 Considering Lands with Wilderness Characteristics in the BLM Land Use Planning Process
MS-6330 Management of BLM Wilderness Study Areas
MS-6340 Management of Designated Wilderness Areas (Public)
MS-6400 Wild and Scenic Rivers - Policy and Program Direction for Identification, Evaluation, Planning, and Management

MS-6840

Special Status Species Management

MS-7250Water Rights Manual
MS-7300Air Resource Management

MS-8100

The Foundation For Managing Cultural Resources

MS-8110

Identifying and Evaluating Cultural Resources

MS-8120

Tribal Consultation Under Cultural Resources

MS-8130

Planning For Uses Of Cultural Resources

MS-8140

Protecting Cultural Resources

MS-8150

Permitting Uses Of Cultural Resources

MS-8170

Interpreting Cultural Resources For The Public

MS-8320 Planning for Recreation and Visitor Services

MS-8330

Policy On Reasonable Accommodations For Persons With Disabilities

MS-8380Cave and Karst Resources Management
MS-8353Trail Management Areas- Secretarially Designated National Recreation, Water, and Connecting and Side Trails
MS-8400 Visual Resource Management
MS-9100 Engineering
MS-9102Facility Design
MS-9103Facility Construction
MS-9104Facility Maintenance
MS-9107 Facility Asset Management System
MS-9113 Roads
MS-9115 Primitive Roads

MS-9130

Sign Manual

MS-9160

Mapping Sciences

MS-9211Fire Planning
MS-9231Forest Product Trespass

MS-9310

Appraisal of Real Property

MS-9350Forest Product Appraisal

MS-9400

Aviation Management

MS-9600 Cadastral Survey Program Manual
MS-9687 Certified Federal Surveyour (CFedS) Program Manual

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