Stories From the Field:  Lands and Realty

The BLM's Lands and Realty Program helps refine and refresh the map of the public lands to fulfill the BLM’s mission.

Thumbnail image of a mobile home.History of the Mustang Ranch: 
From a Bothersome Brothel to a River Restored

By Mark Struble

Only in Nevada could the BLM turn a property containing a world-famous cathouse into a gem of river restoration.


Low ocean waves rippling along the coast of the King Range of California.Land and Water Conservation Fund Acquisitions 
By David Beaver

The Land and Water Conservation Fund Act has allowed the BLM to make some significant accomplishments in acquiring land for natural resource benefits, including open space, wildlife habitat, and recreation.