Daines: Concerns about acting BLM director 'overblown'
Republican Montana Sen. Steve Daines this week dismissed concerns over the Trump administration's decision to put a longtime critic of federal ownership of public lands at the helm of the Bureau of Land Management.
BLM acquires 'A River Runs Through It' tracts
The Interior Department announced today that it finalized an agreement to acquire 13,000 acres of lands for public use in Montana's Lower Blackfoot River corridor.
Federal attorneys push back on church water rights case
The Justice Department is pushing back against Nevada landowners who accuse federal land managers of stealing their water and flooding their land, asserting that the plaintiffs themselves have failed to "beneficially use more than one million gallons of water."
Could Colo. airport boondoggle become BLM headquarters?
Local officials are promoting a long-unfinished office building at the Grand Junction Regional Airport — which could cost as much as $9.5 million to complete — as the new headquarters of the Bureau of Land Management.
Point Reyes plan continues seaside cattle, culls elk
The National Park Service endorsed a proposal that would allow cattle ranches to continue operations at Point Reyes National Seashore near San Francisco while culling the tule elk herds in the area.