New California national monument near Santa Cruz to open next summer New California national monument near Santa Cruz to open next summer New California national monument near Santa Cruz to open next summer New California national monument near Santa Cruz to open next summer The long-awaited debut of the sprawling coastal hills and redwood forests is the culmination of a decades-long effort to turn what was once private ranching, logging and mining land into a high-profile public destination and preserve.
Despite federal protections, wild horses across the West are ending up in slaughterhouses under a new Bureau of Land Management adoption program, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. The lawsuit, filed by the nonprofit Friends of Animals, alleges that a 2019 adoption program for wild horses is circumventing federal law that forbids the wholesale slaughter of wild horses, and that the Bureau of Land Management did not follow proper procedures when establishing the new program, which offers individuals $1,000 to adopt a wild horse but then does little to stop the new owners from selling the horses to slaughterhouses.
Officials with the Utah Bureau of Land Management are asking for the public's help locating a sign stolen from the Bonneville Salt Flats. In a Facebook post, the bureau said the sign was discovered missing on Friday, June 11. They believe the newly installed portal sign was stolen from its post at the Bonneville Salt Flats.
Crews are responding to a fire that sparked in the mountains southwest of Las Vegas late Monday morning. Water drops could be seen taking place in the hills east of Mountain Springs, where crews have already been tackling the Sandy Valley Fire since Thursday. Kirstin Cannon with the Bureau of Land Management said the fire is burning in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and it's estimated at 50 acres.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Crews that have been fighting a wildfire on federal land in southern Nevada say it is nearly fully contained. Officials with the Bureau of Land Management say the Sandy Valley Fire is at 90% containment. The fire, which has burned nearly 2 square miles (5 square kilometers) lines remained steady despite low humidity and gusty winds on Sunday.
Among the most amazing animals of the desert are wild burros. Yet in the past three years, the Bureau of Land Management has removed more than 5,000 of them from their federally designated habitat. This year, it’s ratcheting up the assault. What’s wrong with this picture?
A fire burning west of Mt. Potosi is pouring a large amount of smoke into the sky over the Las Vegas valley on Thursday. The Sandy Valley Fire was first reported around 1:34 p.m. near Sandy Valley Road, just off State Route 160 west Mt. Potosi, multiple officials said.
"I understand, from what's been testified to the Forest Service and the BLM, you want very much to work on the issue of climate change," Gohmert said, referring to the Bureau of Land Management. "I was informed by the immediate past director of NASA that they've found that the moon's orbit is changing slightly and so is the Earth's orbit around the sun.
Visitors to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area will be able to get in for free this Saturday. The Bureau of Land Management says it will waive amenity-related fees for National Get Outdoors Day on June 12. Other fees, like group day use, will remain in effect.
RIO BLANCO COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Bureau of Land Management is monitoring a wildfire southwest of Meeker. The Middle Fire has burned at least 30 acres in an area about 20 miles southwest of Meeker. Crews battle the Middle Fire in Rio Blanco County (credit: Bureau of Land Management)
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Wearing soot-smudged, fire-resistant clothing and helmets, several wildland firefighters armed with hoes moved through a stand of ponderosa pines as flames tore through the underbrush. The firefighters weren’t there to extinguish the fire. They had started it.
For SUWA and other critics, the project’s underlying leases exemplify some of the flaws in the federal oil and gas leasing program that invite speculation and development in places where it doesn’t belong. The Dinosaur drilling is to occur on one of six leases issued back in 2005 over the objections of environmental organizations.
U.S. Gold Corp. Receives Bureau of Land Management Approval and Furthers its 2021 Keystone Exploration Program in Nevada's Cortez Trend
- Summer exploration program will be designed to assess a number of targets that have seen little or no historic drilling - Potential joint-venture partners have expressed interest in Keystone - Identification, qualification, and prioritization of the targets is ongoing by means of detailed surface geology, geochemistry, geophysics, and Leapfrog 3D modeling using surface and drill hole geologic information
Known as the Birthing Rock, the boulder features petroglyphs on all four of its accessible sides that date from the Archaic period to more modern Ute inscriptions, including dozens of ancestral Puebloan-era images, including a woman giving birth.The canyon is popular with off-road vehicles, mountain bikers and hikers, and although it’s only protected by a low wooden fence, it remained free of the graffiti typical in other popular areas.
Without sales of New Mexico federal land to the oil and gas industry, the state could lose out on millions of dollars in revenue every year.The Bureau of Land Management, a sub-agency of the U.S. Department of the Interior, announced it would not hold any oil and gas land lease sales during the second quarter of 2021 as the DOI was amidst a review and potential overall of the federal government’s oil and gas program.
'Stay away from Utah's blue canal', officials urge Instagram influencers, after thousands flock to the site to swim and snap photos despite 'potential hazards'
..Since then, thousands of tourists have been flocking to 'the blue canal' in a bid to capture their own snaps of the stunning site.Revelers have been kayaking along the canal and swimming in its azure waters, much to the alarm of agencies, including the Bureau of Land Management.
Bob Wells: ‘Then came the first of the month, and something clicked: he didn’t have to pay rent.’ Photograph: Bob Wells If you look closely on city streets, campgrounds and stretches of desert run by the Bureau of Land Management, you’ll see more Americans living in vehicles than ever before. It was never their plan. “I wasn’t prepared when I had to move into my SUV. The transmission was going. I had no money saved. I was really scared,” said April Craren, 52, bundled in blankets atop a cot inside