Bureau of Land Management


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Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

Address:Office of Public Affairs
1849 C St NW - Rm 406-LS
Washington, DC 20240

Phone:202-452-5125
Fax:202-452-5124
Web: www.blm.gov
Established: 1946. Description:Manages 258 million acres of federal land --about one-eighth of the land in the United States -- and approximately 700 million acres of subsurface mineral resources "to sustain the health, diversity and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations." Most of the lands the BLM manages are located in 12 western states, including Alaska, and comprise grasslands, forests, high mountains, arctic tundra, and deserts. The lands are managed for a wide variety of uses including energy, minerals, timber, forage, wild horse and burro populations, fish and wildlife habitat, wilderness areas, as well as the protection of archaeological, paleontological, and historical sites.
Publications: Numerous brochures, reports, and pamphlets, including Public Land Statistics, and Public Rewards from Public Lands.

See other parks in District of Columbia.
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The Bureau of Land Management is restoring native ponderosa pine to a portion of Muddy Mountain near Casper, Wyoming, burned in 1985 by the Little Red Creek wildfire.
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At a gathering of 80 people in the Blackfoot in mid-August, Kathleen Clarke, director of the Bureau of Land Management, presented Stone with a certificate in recognition of outstanding leadership and personal stewardship from the Department of Interior.
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