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

Rites of Spring

For much of the year, greater sage-grouse stay out of sight under the cover of sagebrush and native grasses that also serve as their food.
California, California Desert DO

El Centro Field Office Restoration Team protects Peirson’s milk-vetch in Imperial Sand Dunes

Story by: Julia Mogen, BLM California Desert District Public Affairs Specialist Photos by: Camilo Gonzalez, BLM El Centro Field Office Acting Assistant Field Manager for Recreation
Idaho, Cottonwood FO

BLM Cottonwood and Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy Spruce Up the Clearwater River

For several years, the BLM Cottonwood Field Office, aided by the Clearwater River Management Council (CMC), has assembled volunteers to take part in an annual Clearwater River Cleanup Day. The event is part of National Public Lands Day, which marked its 30th year of celebrating national public land stewardship in 2023.
Utah

BLM Utah’s Color Country and Paria River Districts recognized with Wildfire Mitigation Award

In a notable recognition of their significant contributions to wildfire risk reduction, the Bureau of Land Management's Color Country and Paria River Districts Fuels Team (CPD Fuels Team) in southw
National Office

Welcoming active minds and active bodies on public lands

Using a bit of imagination and a sense of adventure, what will you explore next? 
Idaho, Salmon FO

Women's History Month: Sacajawea

In honor of Women’s History month BLM Idaho would like to honor an indigenous American heroine, 𝐒𝐚𝐜𝐚𝐣𝐚𝐰𝐞𝐚 (pronounced Sack-ah-jah-WEE-a).
Arizona

Sun Zone Socioeconomic Specialist Hebin Lin blends natural and social sciences

Did you know that the Bureau of Land Management has a socioeconomics program? During Women’s History Month, BLM Arizona is celebrating Dr. Hebin Lin, a socioeconomic specialist who powers the socioeconomics program in the Bureau of Land Management’s Sun Zone, which includes not just Arizona, but also New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas.
California, California Desert DO

Desert tortoises enjoying new home in the Colorado Desert

Story and photos by Alexandra Studd-Sojka. Wildlife Biologist and Kate Miyamoto, Public Affairs Specialist 
Arizona

From nursing major to land surveyor: Michelle Meece’s chance opportunity

During National Surveyors Week, the Bureau of Land Management is highlighting surveyors who continue to carry out one of the oldest and most fundamental functions of the U.S. government.
Idaho, Coeur d Alene DO

BLM Coeur d’ Alene District Office Personnel Host Veterans Eagle Watch Cruise

On a crisp overcast day in early December, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Coeur d’ Alene District Office offered a free