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Read the Latest Edition of our newsletter the “Public Lands Monitor!”

Renewable Energy Program Support

PLF communicates support and offers suggestions for the BLM’s renewable energy program.


PLF Earns 2018 Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar!

The Public Lands Foundation has earned the 2018 Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metrics, we’re helping the sector move beyond simplistic financial ratios to assess nonprofit progress. We’re proud to use GuideStar Platinum to share our full and complete story with the world. To reach the Platinum level, we added extensive information to our Nonprofit Profile: basic contact and organizational information; in-depth financial information; quantitative information about goals, strategies, and progress toward our mission.

Issues of Interest to the PLF

We’ve updated our Advocacy webpage to list some of the many issues that we follow and address through letters, testimony, position statements and publications.

Useful Links, Maps, Locators and Recreation Information

We’ve added new webpage content! Find links to maps, site locators and recreation information! We’ve also added links to Federal agency websites, to those of our fellow Federal agency retiree organizations, and to our partnering organizations.

PLF’s 2018 Annual Meeting to be Held in Billings, Montana in September

The PLF will hold its 2018 annual meeting from September 11-14. The theme for the meeting will be access to public land; this includes easement acquisition, land acquisition, exchanges, legal access, and physical access.

AP News Article on Interior Reorganization

The Associated Press published a news article on February 28 concerning Secretary Zinke’s proposed reorganization of the Interior Department and how it is viewed by eleven former Interior and bureau officials.

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke

Bob Anderson’s Experience with Reorganization

Bob Anderson shares his experience and thoughts about reorganization.

View PLF’s Award Plaques on Display at BLM’s HQ!

In recognition of PLF’s awards to BLM managers and employees, the BLM proudly displays award plaques provided by the PLF. The award plaques are presently on display in the BLM Director’s Conference Room at the Main Interior Building in Washington, DC.

Plaques in BLM Director’s Conference Room

Bundy Case Dismissal – Follow-up Actions

The PLF recommends several follow-up actions that Interior should take after the Bundy family mistrial.

Mat Millenbach Opines About Reorganization

Read Mat’s experience with reorganization!

PLF’s 2017 Annual Report Now Available!

2017 was a busy year for the PLF as documented in our 2017 Annual Report!

Proposed Wilderness Act Amendments

PLF President Jesse Juen raises concerns about proposed amendments to the Wilderness Act.


More Reorganization Perspectives on our Blog!

Read reorganization perspectives of Scott FlorenceTom RobertsRob RobinsonBob Moore, Gary MarshRay Brady, Mike Ferguson and Rich Whitley on our blog!

Read Mike Ford’s Perspective on BLM Reorganization

Read Mike Ford’s contribution to our ongoing blog about potential reorganization of the BLM and DOI.