ANCHORAGE – The Bureau of Land Management Alaska is debuting the release of a new map series designed specifically for mobile devices.
Outdoor enthusiasts regularly use technology to explore the great state of Alaska. The Digital Public Information Map Series (DPIMS) contains a new generation of maps spanning much of the state.
GLENNALLEN, Alaska – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Glennallen Field Office today announced that it has opened a 30-day public review and comment period to inform the BLM analysis for Valdez Creek Mining Company, LLC’s (VCM) proposed amended plan of operations to add two additional federal mining claims to its existing operating plan.
The BLM opened a 90-day public scoping period on a proposed 211-mile controlled industrial access road in the southern foothills of the Brooks Range. The BLM published a Notice of Intent in the Federal Register to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) identifying and analyzing concerns and issues associated with a proposal to build a road originating at the Dalton Highway and ending at the Ambler Mining District.
The BLM announced a new Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the Eastern Interior Planning Area in east-central Alaska that increases recreational access for the public while at the same time ensuring continued access for mining and development. This plan and its balanced approach resulted from vast stakeholder input.
Managing 72 million acres of federal lands in Alaska is not easy, especially when the land’s many uses need to be balanced. From mineral deposits to natural grocery store, Alaska has a lot to offer. USGS and BLM help customers see it.
Anchorage — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today generated $18.8 million at an oil and gas lease sale from the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A). The State of Alaska will receive 50 percent of the bid receipts, or $9.4 million. A total of 92 bids were submitted, the most since the BLM started offering annual lease sales in the NPR-A in 2011.