BLM National Partners
C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation
– “Catch A Special Thrill.” The C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation brings together partners, including BLM, volunteers and the community by providing children with disabled a day of fishing in the outdoors. C.A.S.T. has expanded its mission by providing fishing opportunities for military and veterans through their “Take a Warrior Fishing” events.
Disabled Sports USA – DSUSA is a national nonprofit organization established in 1967 by Vietnam veterans. Through its 104 chapters in 38 states, DSUSA offers sports rehabilitation programs to anyone with a permanent disability. BLM partners with DSUSA chapters to provide opportunities on public lands for recreational activities.
Wilderness Inquiry, Inc. – In addition to providing integrated outdoor adventure experiences, Wilderness Inquiry also conducts a variety of programs and services, including research and training, designed to promote involvement in outdoor pursuits for people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities.
Beneficial Designs, Inc.
– Beneficial Designs, Inc., works toward universal access in many arenas, including outdoor recreation, through research, design, and education.
– It is the Federal government's one-stop web site for people with disabilities, their families, employers, veterans and service members, workforce professionals, and many others.
U.S. Access Board
– The Access Board is an independent Federal agency devoted to accessibility for people with disabilities. The Board develops and maintains accessibility guidelines and standards, provides technical assistance and training.