What We Manage
While the iconic saguaro cactus is most commonly associated with Arizona’s landscape, our public lands are in fact some of the most diverse in the nation, a stunning assemblage of high plateaus, rugged mountains, hidden canyons, desert valleys and lush riparian habitats.
BLM Arizona is responsible for administering 12.2 million acres of public lands and another 17.5 million subsurface acres of locatable, leasable, and salable minerals. BLM offices across the state manage many land-use activities to enable important economic benefits, while also sustaining natural and cultural resource values for future generations of Americans. Through meaningful engagement with our diverse partners and stakeholders, BLM Arizona conducts responsible public land stewardship with creativity and innovation.