Bureau of Land Management (BLM) (Federal Agency Profiles)
PARENT ORGANIZATION: Department of the Interior
ESTABLISHED: July 16, 1946
ADDRESS: 1849 C St. NW Washington, DC 20240
PHONE: (202) 452-5125
FAX: (202) 208-3435
DIRECTOR: Pat Shea
WHAT IS ITS MISSION?
According to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), its mission is "to sustain the health, diversity and productivity of federally owned public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations." The bureau promotes the sustainable use of public lands by private business so that their productivity can produce an economic return for the American people. Furthermore, the bureau promotes public safety for the millions of Americans who visit public lands for recreational purposes.
HOW IS IT STRUCTURED?
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is one of the bureaus that make up the Department of the Interior. It consists of headquarters in Washington, D.C., and five national support and service centers. These are the National Interagency Fire Center, the National Training Center, the National Applied Resource Sciences Center,...
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