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Progress on public lands: BLM's top stories of 2023

Two new national monuments, efforts to put conservation on equal footing with other public land

BLM and partner conduct monitoring effort on the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

The Tucson Field Office collects data to assess the condition and trend of plant communities on the SPRNCA, located in southeastern Arizona.

The oil and gas lease sale process: How it’s done and why we do them…

When it comes to oil and gas lease sales, the Bureau of Land Management has three programmatic goals: 1) Providing a fair return to the American public and states from fe

Dillon Field Office Gathers (and sows) the “Seeds of Success”

Seeds of Success (SOS) is a national native seed collection program, led by the BLM in partnership with other federal agencies and non-federal organizations.

Repairing the Ikpikpuk River Gage

In February 2023 the Ikpikpuk River gage stopped streaming quality data, indicating an issue with the pressure transducers (i

BLM announces 2024 fee-free days

During this holiday season of giving, the Bureau of Land Management presents the fee-free dates for 2024, which include a new fee-free day in honor of BLM’s birthday on J

Silver Reef Mining Town: Preserving Chinatown is a community effort

Historically, Silver Reef was a mining town with many support ind

Sagebrush in winter

Photos courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Tom Koerner)    

Gin and Finley ride across America

“The first step to making things happen is to believe they are possible.” Finley, and his adventurous rider, Gin, recently completed a several-months long journe