Education, Interpretation and Youth Engagement

National Strategy 2013-2018

In Februrary 2013, BLM released a new National Strategy for education, interpretation, and youth engagement.  The five-year plan outlines several major goals, including:

  • Identifying and using communications media that will help BLM reach key audiences;
  • Strengthening the capacity of BLM's education staff to deliver quality education programs;
  • Increasing knowledge and understanding of public land resources and land management challenges;
  • Expanding the BLM's Hands on the Land program;
  • Expanding the capacity of BLM to deliver interpretive programs and products;
  • Expanding the Take it Outside program; and
  • Providing career opportunities for young people and strengthening their connections to the outdoors.

To download a copy of the National Strategy, 2013-2018, select this link.  For more information, contact Mary Tisdale, Chief, Division of Education, Interpretation and Partnerships, email:


Education, Interpretation, and Youth Engagement