Our Heritage Our Future
Our Heritage, Our Future
This book highlights the recent history of the BLM and serves as a sequel to “Opportunity and Challenge: The Story of BLM,” released in 1988. It reviews significant changes that occurred within the agency through 2012 and explains how those changes affect public lands today. Together, the two books present a brief history of public land management, from the creation of the General Land Office (GLO) in 1812 to the 200th anniversary of the GLO in 2012.