Three hikers walking past the sandstone wall riddled with holes in Vermilion Cliffs National Monument.

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Each day, the Bureau of Land Management employees, volunteers and partners conserve public lands, build our nation’s energy infrastructure and support local economies, advance scientific discovery and much more.  Read our blog stories about the BLM in your community and learn how to get involved.

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Eastern Montana/Dakotas DO, Billings FO

Horsin’ Around: Wild Horses and Burros Find New Homes at Billings Adoption Event

Wild horses and burros found their new homes during a three-day adoption event held in Billings, Montana, in mid-June.

Wild horse Amigo makes memories with Vicary family after being adopted at Florence Off-Range Corral

After years of thinking about adopting a wild horse, this became an unexpected reality for Sara and Bill Vicary in 2023.
New Mexico, Roswell FO

Capitan athletes aid restoration efforts by hauling water into BLM’s Fort Stanton Cave

Fort Stanton Cave restoration crews will have eight volunteer Capitan High School athletes to thank when they’re cleaning formations within the cave this summer.
Eastern Montana/Dakotas DO, Billings FO

AIMing High: AIM crew gathers soil and vegetation data from the Pryor Mountains in Montana

By truck, UTV, and foot, the Billings Field Office Assessment, Inventory and Monitoring (AIM) Crew recently found its way to an elevation of 5,500 feet in the Pryor Mountains.
National Office

Recreate Responsibly this Summer

How to gear up for Responsible Recreation and Wildfire Prevention this Summer
New Mexico, Roswell FO

BLM’s Fort Stanton Cave focus of talk at Smokey Bear Days

This year’s Smokey Bear Days featured two days of events, food and music, as well as talks about the nearby Fort Stanton Cave by Knutt Peterson, a cave and karst specialist for the BLM Roswell Field Office.
National Office

Easing trauma with public lands and resources

June is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month. BLM-managed public lands and resources have helped those with PTSD, and BLM is committed to supporting our employees who may experience it.

Invasive Species and BLM Fire

Invasive species can cause severe, lasting damage to public lands. Meet a few of the worst offenders among invasive grasses changing fire behavior for the worse in the sagebrush ecosystem.

Unleashing the Science - BIL funding will benefit Stephens’ kangaroo rat and other species’ habitat in the California desert

The Department of the Interior recently announced a nearly $11 million dollar investment in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) funding for ecosystem restoration projects nationwide. The funding supports 29 landscape-scale restoration initiatives spanning 18 states. Some of these projects are managed by the BLM California Desert District, aimed at rehabilitating delicate ecosystems on BLM-managed lands.

BLM Utah West Desert District Donates Water Tender to North Tooele Fire District

​​​​​​​The BLM Utah West Desert District fire management program donated a water tender to the North Tooele Fire District as part of the Rural Fire Readiness program.

Unleashing the Science - Cadastral Classroom Investigation Field Exercise

Excelsior homeschool group of Nampa, Idaho, and the Idaho Bureau of Land Management cadastral staff participated in a cadastral classroom investigation field exercise, demonstrating how science in the field can be fun.