The Lemhi Pass in Idaho, where Lewis and Clark crossed over the Continental Divide in 1805.

The Bureau of Land Management

The Bureau of Land Management's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

Spotlight News & Announcements

This is a curated collection of featured news items and stories, designed to provide an in-depth look into the daily work at the BLM.

Quick Facts


Million acres of public lands managed


Recreation jobs supported with over 374k jobs overall


Approximate percentage of Nation's minerals managed


Economic contributions from Geothermal, Wind & Solar in billions