Bureau of Land Management


New legislation could improve grazing on Forest Service lands

· August 8, 2022

U.S. Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) recently introduced legislation to improve grazing rights for the U.S. Forest Service national grasslands permit holders. Under current Federal Land Policy and Management Act rules, ranchers with permits on national grasslands do not have the same rights as those with grazing permits on Bureau of Land Management and national forest land.

BLM launches wild horse and burro ‘Online Corral’

· May 22, 2018

The Bureau of Land Management has started a wild horse and burro “Online Corral”—a new website focused on connecting the American public with wild horses and burros available for adoption or purchase. The BLM has also announced the 2018 wild horse and burro event schedule, featuring nearly 70 events nationwide that focus on placing wild […]

grazing regulations

Zinke: Farmers, ranchers know the land better than anyone

· September 28, 2017

Ranchers and grazing permit holders will get an unprecedented level of flexibility in the management of livestock while also protecting the public lands, thanks to a new initiative from the Bureau of Land Management. This effort emphasizes the Trump Administration’s goal of promoting shared conservation stewardship of public lands while supporting uses such as grazing. […]

Proposed amendment allows humane wild horse euthanasia

· July 21, 2017

An amendment to the Interior and Environment Appropriations bill that would allow for humane wild horse and burro euthanasia is just what western ranchers need according to the Public Lands Council (PLC) and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA). The amendment, sponsored by Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah), would rein in burdensome regulations that failed to […]

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