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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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An Outstanding Day by Iko Bay

Legacy Well Iko Bay #1, a 2731-foot-deep natural gas well, was plugged and abandoned after a full remediation by the BLM.

Charles Ebbers

Partnerships carry vast benefits for the BLM’s work

By Derrick Henry, Public Affairs Specialist

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve

This week's "Record of the Week" features a region of Idaho with an otherworldly landscape.

Fuel Treatments in South Dakota Reduce Wildfire Risk

By: Morgan Rubanow, Public Affairs Specialist with BLM Oregon/Washington

In South Dakota, two veteran wildfire mitigation crews are protecting local communities through targeted fuels red

BLM biologists search Wild and Scenic Rivers in Oregon for three special species

Story by Jeanne Panfely, Public Affairs Officer. Photos by Jonas Parker, Hydrologist; and Lee Templeman, Wildlife Biological Technician.

St. Augustine, Florida

This week we are headed to sunny Florida! St.

Wild horse and burro herd size relatively unchanged since last year

The population of wild horses and burros roaming public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management remained relatively static over the last year, according to the latest annual survey results r

The Crown Jewel of the Desert

The BLM announces their 2023 Conservation Award winners

Story and photos by Daryl Ratajczak, Wildlife Biologist, HQ 230

Music to our ears…if only we could hear it!

Music to our ears…if only we could hear it!
Recording bat calls to mitigate impacts to bat species in El Centro Field Office