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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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.
Arizona

Banjo found his forever home at a Wild Horse and Burro event in Florence

With iconic and diverse animals to see, the Bureau of Land Management Arizona's Wild Horse and Burro Program recently held three successful events in Florence, including one on May 10 that featured Banjo.
Wyoming, Wind River/Bighorn Basin DO

Rance Neighbors recognized for excellence in fire leadership

The BLM's Assistant Fire Management Officer (Fuels) for the Wind River/Bighorn Basin District was recently recognized for demonstrating excellence in fire leadership.
National Office

Greater sage-grouse | Proposed special management

The draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for greater sage-grouse habitat management evaluates proposals to designate some sagebrush lands as areas of critical environmental concern (ACECs).
Idaho

"Ohana" binds us together

As we celebrate Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI) heritage month, Tanya, who is a Hawaiian-born and raised Filipino-Portuguese American, reflects on her childhood, and explains ohana, the aloha spirit and her connection to humanity.
Wyoming, Worland FO

GAOA project makes remote badlands more accessible to all

Major improvements funded by the Great American Outdoors Act have improved access to the colorful desert, cliffs, hoodoos and pedestals of the Gooseberry Badlands in northwest Wyoming.
Alaska

International Migratory Bird Day: tracking Alaska’s sandhill cranes

Each summer, 5 billion birds migrate to Alaska from locations spanning the globe including two separate groups of sandhill cranes. Learn more about these migratory birds and their place on your public lands.
National Office

Join BLM on a ‘Mission’ to celebrate migratory birds

To raise awareness of migratory birds and the public lands they call home, this week the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released a new Junior Ranger Mission called ‘Celebrate Migratory Birds.’ Junior Ranger Missions are virtual games featuring BLM science and heritage information that can be played on digital devices for free by anyone, anytime.
Idaho

‘Pamilya’ is Vital to Filipino Culture - Almost as Vital as Breathing

As we celebrate Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI) heritage month, Jennifer Pable, who is a Manila-born and Idaho-raised Filipino American, explains her ties to family.
National Office

Full nesters

Greater sage-grouse move from leks to more densely vegetated areas during nesting season. Migratory birds also use sagebrush lands for nesting.
National Office, Southwest DO

PODCAST: Bipartisan Infrastructure Law - Animas City Mountain Rx burn

David Howell interviews James Savage about the 2023 Animas City Mountain prescribed burn, a complex Type-1 operation to reduce wildfire danger near the city of Durango, Colorado.