- BLM plan to manage 2.5 million acres in Oregon draws fire Updated: May-16-16 6:09 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Conservation and fishing groups and an Indian tribe announced Monday they have filed protests against a draft federal proposal to manage 2.5 million acres of land in western Oregon - a plan that would allow logging to increase by more than a third and for trees to be felled closer to streams.
- Volunteers to go on 'patrol' for Utah petroglyphs Updated: May-15-16 5:56 am
ST. GEORGE, Utah - Residents in southwestern Utah are standing watch over some of the area's most ancient rock art sites.
- Inmates help grow sagebrush to restore grouse habitat Updated: May-14-16 11:22 am
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Some 20 Northern Nevada Correctional Center inmates are planting thousands of sagebrush seeds in a program aimed at restoring sage grouse habitat across northern Nevada.
- BLM boss: Wild horse program facing future $1B budget crisis Updated: May-12-16 10:43 pm
RENO, Nevada - The head of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it's time to admit his agency has a $1 billion problem.
- BLM auction goes on in suburban Denver despite protest Updated: May-12-16 5:27 pm
LAKEWOOD, Colorado - Protesters tried to disrupt a federal auction of drilling rights in suburban Denver on Thursday but the sale went on as planned.
- BLM boss: Wild horse program facing future $1B budget crisis Updated: May-12-16 5:05 am
RENO, Nevada - The head of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management says his agency has a billion-dollar problem.
- US agency ends Nevada mustang fertility project Updated: May-11-16 3:20 am
RENO, Nevada - Under the threat of another legal battle, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management has 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.
- BLM offers reward to stop vandals, looters of Utah sites Updated: May-08-16 5:53 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Federal officials are hoping the promise of a reward will help crack down on stealing and vandalizing of archaeological sites in Utah.
- Powell girl competes in Extreme Mustang Makeover Updated: May-04-16 2:41 pm
POWELL, Wyoming - Training a wild horse is tough - and doing it in 100 days is extremely tough, which is why it's called the Extreme Mustang Makeover.
- US agency's Nevada boss urges roundup of 4,000 mustangs Updated: May-02-16 4:13 pm
RENO, Nevada - Concerned about continued deterioration of drought-stricken rangeland in Nevada, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's state director wants to round up 4,000 wild horses in Elko County - more mustangs than were gathered across 10 Western states combined last year.
- Oregon trails crews to get help from BLM mustangs Updated: May-02-16 10:20 am
PENDLETON, Oregon - Some of Nevada's wild horses will be lending a hoof to Oregon trails crews this summer.
- Bureau of Land Management seeking input on coal program Updated: May-02-16 4:08 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is holding a public meeting later this month in Knoxville, seeking input on potential reforms to the federal coal program.
- Investors snap up southern Nevada land at BLM auction Updated: Apr-27-16 3:41 pm
LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas investors snapped up southern Nevada land at a recent Bureau of Land Management auction, paying more than asking price.
- NV Gov. may sue if BLM won't pony up for mustang roundups Updated: Apr-27-16 4:42 am
RENO, Nevada - Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is considering legal action to force the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to pony up some money to pay for roundups of wild horses in the state that have been put on hold because of federal budgetary constraints.
- Nevada partnership tries to shrink size of mustang herd Updated: Apr-25-16 7:45 pm
GARDNERVILLE, Nevada - Armed with a rifle and a hand-held, laser range-finder, Jim Havens stalks his target for hours before he can try to get off a clean shot in the foothills of northern Nevada's Pine Nut Range.