As herds and costs grow, BLM ramps up adoption efforts
The Bureau of Land Management today launched a website that's designed to increase adoptions of tens of thousands of wild horses and burros that have been rounded up from federal rangelands.
BLM advancing massive, once-abandoned Calif. project
The Bureau of Land Management is close to approving a large-scale solar power project in Southern California that was once left for dead after its Spain-based developer went bankrupt.
Zinke tells greens he'll make 'grand pivot' to conservation
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke yesterday huddled with more than two dozen conservation group leaders, including some of his staunchest critics, in his latest bid to generate both ideas and support for his ambitious departmental reorganization plans.
Judge rejects Obama-era decision not to list Nev., Calif. birds
A federal judge has overturned the Fish and Wildlife Service's 2015 decision not to list an isolated population of greater sage grouse along the California-Nevada border for protection under the Endangered Species Act.
OIL AND GAS
BLM failed to fully analyze Mont. lease parcels — lawsuit
Environmental groups and three landowners are challenging the Bureau of Land Management's decision to offer 287 parcels for oil and gas leasing in Montana, accusing the agency of "turning a blind eye" to the potential impacts of drilling on the region's groundwater and climate.