Stories tagged: blm
UPDATED: Sun., June 30, 2019
Burning Man organizers say they won’t challenge the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s plans to cap their attendance at current levels under a new 10-year permit, but they will fight …
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019
Two ranchers who were convicted in 2012 of intentionally setting fires on public land in Oregon have had their grazing rights restored.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018
New study finds BLM lands contribute billions from recreation to Idaho, Washington, other western states
Amid pressure in some states to transfer federal public land to state management and control, a study commissioned by several wildlife-related groups finds that federal land contributes billions of dollars …
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018
Six years later, Cave Canyon is now showing proof of successful rehabilitation efforts.
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018
The federal government on Wednesday put on hold one of the largest-ever projects to remove juniper trees to help an imperiled species after an appeal by an environmental group seeking …
UPDATED: Sat., July 21, 2018
Federal officials plan to put in more fuel breaks along roadways as part of a plan to stop wildfires in southwestern Idaho and southeastern Oregon.
Thu., July 5, 2018
The Bureau of Land Management is still investigating the cause of a fire near Lucky Peak Reservoir which began Wednesday evening and has since burned about 60 acres in the …
Thu., June 14, 2018
The Bureau of Land Management’s release of 26 horses into the Sands Basin Herd Management Area marks the first time BLM-managed wild horses have roamed the area in three years …
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017
Handing a major victory to environmentalists, a court cast doubt Friday on a longstanding U.S. government argument that blocking federal coal leasing won’t affect climate change because the coal could …
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017
Cattle grazing will continue at a south-central Idaho national monument known for its ancient lava flows following a challenge by an environmental group, federal officials announced this week.
Sun., May 28, 2017
Hikers and mountain bikers are out for a pleasant surprise when they make their next visit to some of the Spokane area’s most popular trail systems.
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017
PALOMINO VALLEY, Nev. – President Donald Trump’s budget proposal calls for saving $10 million next year by selling wild horses captured throughout the U.S. West without the requirement that buyers …
Fri., April 14, 2017
Billijo Beck and her 10-year-old daughter Grace walked the dusty path between Challis Wild Horse Corral pens last week looking for an addition to their stables. There were 18 horses …
Thu., April 6, 2017
In a clear message about its policy priorities, the Trump administration has updated the home page for the federal agency that oversees public lands to showcase a large photo of …
UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017
Lowland snow and ice is waving goodbye to winter, leaving Eastern Washington squishing with water. This is prime time for a trek to absorb the power of a scablands waterfall.
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017
Federal officials say they plan to capture 150 wild horses starting later this month in central Idaho near Challis and remove about 50 for adoption. The U.S. Bureau of Land …
Sun., Feb. 5, 2017
Having a beef with the federal government is as old as the USA. So is the associated idealism and greed that’s helping fuel the current campaigns to transfer federal public …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017
The Bureau of Land Management has formally barred sheep from three grazing allotments along the Salmon and Little Salmon rivers east and south of Riggins and reduced access to a …
Fri., Jan. 20, 2017
The Bureau of Land Management has authorized the final routes connecting the high-voltage Gateway West transmission line project between southwestern Idaho and central Wyoming.
Sat., Dec. 31, 2016
The Bureau of Land Management says it will make 340,000 acres in Methow Valley off-limits to mining for two years while it studies the potential impact of large-scale mines.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016
Despite difficult viewing conditions, a near-record count of bald eagles was tallied Wednesday in the weekly winter survey at Lake Coeur d’Alene.
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has dropped a research effort that would have led to the surgical sterilization of more than 200 wild mares at a facility in Oregon.
Sat., Aug. 20, 2016
Fishing for the normally reliable run of steelhead that return to the Snake, Salmon and Grande Ronde rivers could be tough this fall.
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016
Federal land managers announced long-awaited plans to protect the rare Gunnison sage grouse, a bird found only in Colorado and Utah.
Wed., June 29, 2016
A plan to remove the ovaries of 100 wild horses has prompted backlash from a nonprofit horse group. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management Burns District said it plans to …
Mon., June 6, 2016
The Bureau of Land Management has fined an Idaho woman who attempted to rescue an emaciated wild horse.
Wed., June 1, 2016
A federal appeals court has nixed a large wind energy project in southeast Oregon.
Sat., May 28, 2016
The Bureau of Land Management is soliciting public input for its review of the federal coal program.
Mon., May 16, 2016
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 – …
Fri., Aug. 28, 2015
Public lands in the Idaho Panhandle north of Interstate 90 and south of Bunco Road will be closed starting Sunday because of extreme wildfire danger.