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Government Documents - Department of the Interior: Bureau of Land Management

Describes the various agencies under Interior and our holdings of their publications. Topics include public lands, geology, dams, fish and wildlife, national parks and monuments, mining, American Indians, offshore drilling, and related areas.

About the agency

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.

Internet resources

Our holdings

Johnny HorizonGovernment 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:)

Our public lands/Your public lands (I 53.12:)

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.

Subject Guide

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BLM Photos on Flickr

BLM photo albums on Flickr