The Bureau of Land Management was established in 1946 through the consolidation of the General Land Office and the Grazing Service. BLM manages about 245 million surface acres and 700 million sub-surface acres of mineral property. BLM lands are used for energy production, recreation, rangeland, and wild horses and burros.
Government Documents holds an extensive collection of BLM publications, including the following series:
Annual reports (I 21.1:, I 38.1:, I 53.1:)
Public land statistics (I 53.1/2:)
Environmental impact statements (I 53.19: and I 53.19/2:)
Circulars (I 53.4:)
Technical papers (I 53.30:)
Technical bulletins (I 53.3/2:)
Cultural resource studies (I 53.22:)
The Map Collection has extensive holdings of BLM printed maps (I 53.11/4:).
We also have a variety of guides to recreational areas controlled by the BLM, general publications, pamphlets, posters, and other BLM materials.