Reports, Plans and other Reference Materials
National 15 -Year NLCS Strategy and the State Step-down Strategies - Includes links to the National NLCS Strategy and state strategies, which identify state-wide and NLCS unit-level action items. The state strategies prioritize the most important work to be accomplished in the next 3 years.
National Scenic and Historic Trails Strategy and Work Plan - This strategy and work plan provides a framework for the direction and management of the National Scenic and Historic Trails Program for a ten year period.
2008 Manager's Report Summaries - Summaries of the 2008 Manager's Reports from the National Monuments and National Conservation Areas.
2008 Partnership Summary Report - This report provides an overview of partnership activities in 2008.
2008 Science Summary Report - This report provides an overview of the scientific research conducted on NLCS units in 2008.
2007 Science Strategy - This strategy will guide the science program for the NLCS from 2007 to 2017.
Tenth Anniversary Events
In 2010, the National Conservation Lands celebrated their tenth anniversary. The following links are to the national level events celebrating the anniversary.
Secretary of Interior, Ken Salazar, and Director of the Bureau of Land Management, Bob Abbey, kicked off the NLCS' 10th Anniversary Celebrations with an Open House Event on March 24th. We co-hosed, with the Center for the American West, a roundtable event in Boulder, CO. To listen to a podcast of the event in Boulder, click here.
To read abstracts and features from our Science Symposium, A Decade of Discovery in Albuquerque, co-hosted with the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, May 24-28, click here.
To learn more about the National Landscape Conservation System Summit held on November 15-18, in Las Vegas Nevada click here.
Legislation and Other Links
Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009
- On March 30, 2009 President Barack Obama signed into law the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (P.L.111-11). The Act Congressionally established the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) National Landscape Conservation System (NLCS).