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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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PODCAST: Partnerships are key to success in Cosumnes Watershed

"ON THE GROUND" PODCAST David Howell interviews Amy Fesnock, BLM's Manager for the Cosumnes River Preserve. BLM is investing funds from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the Inflation Reduction Act at Cosumnes.

Hats off to our OMSP Providers

If something goes wrong in a remote area, members of the Operational Medical Support Program are trained to handle medical emergencies until traditional EMS arrive.
National Office, California

Partnerships are key to success in Cosumnes Watershed

The Bureau of Land Management is a partner with many other organizations and landowners -- public, private, and non-profit -- in managing the Cosumnes Watershed.

Recreate responsibly on public lands this Memorial Day and throughout the Summer

Memorial Day weekend kicks off Summer recreation
National Office

Celebrating Five Years of the Adoption Incentive Program: A Win-Win for Animals and Taxpayers

The Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Incentive Program has played a vital role in supporting our mission to manage healthy herds of wild horses and burros on healthy public rangelands.

BLM Utah works to fulfill NAGPRA obligations with new and old partners

NAGPRA charges museums and federal agencies holding Native American ancestral human remains and certain cultural items, such as objects removed from burials, with their return to descendant communities.
National Office

HELP WANTED : Seeking public comment on sage-grouse management

Expressing your thoughts in your own way helps the BLM understand various perspectives on the issues in the draft environmental analysis. The comment period is open through June 13, 2024.
National Office

Improving mental health by visiting your public lands

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Promoting mental health is important all year, but this month let’s take a moment to raise awareness about mental illness, its prevalence, its impacts on people.
Montana-Dakotas, Eastern Montana/Dakotas DO

Recreation Planning Begins and Ends with the Community

The rising demand for recreational opportunities on BLM lands is prompting proactive community planning and investment in local partnerships.
National Office

The beginning of BLM: How 486 words created the nation’s largest land manager

Today is an important one in the history of the BLM. On May 16, 1946—78 years ago—the agency was conceived on paper, when President Harry S. Truman submitted to Congress “Reorganization Plan 3.”
National Office

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law - Animas City Mountain Rx burn

In 2023, after years of planning between BLM, the Forest Service, and state and local agencies, interagency crews ignited the Animas City Mountain prescribed burn.