Bureau of Land Management

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Bureau of Land Management shrinks proposed size of controversial Idaho wind farm project

A Bureau of Land Management preferred alternative for a proposed large-scale wind energy farm in southern Idaho would shrink the size by nearly half.

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Brian DomeniciA small number of federal career senior executives have received Presidential Rank Awards since 1980. The president approves PRAs every year.

Meet the federal executive whose career has involved the great outdoors

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(U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service photo by Lisa Cox)Practice makes perfect: firefighter Nick Vallardo trains with an engine crew as they prepare for the coming wildfire season. (Lisa Cox, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

CDO Council pilot fights wildfires using interagency data to target fuel sources

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Employees at two headquarters offices vote to unionize

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In this photo provided by the United States Forest Service, firefighters battle a wildfire, Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, near Greenwood Lake in the Superior National Forest of northeastern Minnesota. The fire has burned more than 14 square miles and promoted a new round of evacuations of homes and cabins on Monday. (United States Forest Service via AP)

Forest Service publishes a plan to mitigate the risk of wild forest fires

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This senior executive has ensured U.S. wildlife species have room to thrive

For fish and wildlife to thrive in the United States, they need space. The Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke to someone who has spent a career helping…

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The Montana Mountains loom over Thacker Pass in northern Nevada, July 14, 2021. A federal judge on Friday, July 23, has denied environmentalists' request for a court order temporarily blocking the government from digging trenches for archaeological surveys at a mine planned near the Nevada-Oregon line with the biggest known U.S. deposit of lithium. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP)

How the Bureau of Land Management will transform acres and acres, of paper, that is

The Nevada office of the Bureau of Land Management has so many paper records, they’d probably cover the land the agency manages.

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In this Jan. 23, 2015, photo, wild horses are seen during a BLM tour in the Pine Nut Mountains just outside of Dayton, Nev. Under the threat of another legal battle, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management has quietly pulled the plug on a public-private partnership in northern Nevada aimed at shrinking the size of a wild horse herd through the use of contraceptives, according to documents The Associated Press obtained on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP)  NO SALES; NEVADA APPEAL OUT; SOUTH RENO WEEKLY OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

How can BLM manage with many vacancies after headquarters relocation?

For more, the GAO’s director of Natural Resources and Environment Issues, Frank Rusco, spoke to the Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

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