Bureau of Land Management is a government institution that administers public lands for uses, such as energy development, livestock grazing, recreation, and timber harvesting, while protecting natural, cultural, and historical resources. The organization develops and manages more than 260 million acres of surface and subsurface public land and mineral estate. It also assists in the preservation of horses and wildernesses. The institution was founded in 1946 and is based in Washington, District Of Columbia.
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Founded in 1946
Bureau of Land Management Announces Appointments to Council to Help Advise Agency on Balanced Management of Nation's Public Lands
Jul 23 15
Bureau of Land Management announced appointments to Council to help advise agency on balanced management of nation's public lands. The Bureau of Land Management announced new appointments of members to its citizen-based Wyoming Resource Advisory Council, which advises the Bureau of Land Management on public land issues. The RACs are composed of members with diverse interests and backgrounds. Christi Haswell, Sheridan (environmental organizations) and Lyle Konkol, Casper, (public-at-large) are appointed as members of the Wyoming RAC.
The Bureau of Land Management Names Members to Northern California District Resource Advisory Council
Jun 10 15
The Bureau of Land Management will welcome 15 northern California residents to its new Northern California District Resource Advisory Council. U. S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell recently announced the appointments. Those named to the council and their areas of interest are: Category one: Todd Swickard, Susanville, livestock grazing permit holders; Russ Hawkins, Bieber, timber industry; Skip Willmore, Burney, forest products; Alan Abbs, Red Bluff, rights of way; Roger Kirkpatrick, Eureka, off-highway-vehicle recreation. Category two: Dr. Frank Bayham, Chico, archaeology and historical interests; Carol Montgomery, Susanville, recreation interests; Jennifer Powell, Redding, recreation interests; John Bernstein, Berkeley, environmental interests; Bill Phillips, Susanville, wild horses and burros. Category three: Jessica Diermier, Susanville, environmental education; Martin Balding, Eagle Lake, state agencies involved in natural resources; Mary Nordstrom, Trinidad, public at large; Pat Frost, Weaverville, public at large; Leonard Moty, Redding, local elected officials. The advisory council will work closely with Haug and BLM managers in Susanville, Alturas, Redding and Arcata, advising on the BLMs full multiple use management mission. The new board replaces advisory councils previously in place for northeast and northwest California. It will meet several times a year in locations around the district.
29 Parcels Auctioned By BLM
May 5 15
There weren’t a lot of takers for federally owned lands on the auction block. Thirteen of 29 parcels the Bureau of Land Management put up for sale found buyers. The land purchases totaled 357.6 acres of the 597.6 acres available, while the bureau raised $19.2 million of the $29.7 million it set as the parcels’ total minimum price.