Highlights from PLF’s 2018 Annual Meeting
The PLF held its 2018 annual meeting in Billings, Montana in September. The theme of the meeting was “Access to Public Lands.”
Tom Allen and Pete Culp Receive Lifetime Service Awards
The PLF recognized the distinguished careers of Tom Allen and Pete Culp during its 2018 awards banquet.
Watch this Short Video from the 4th Student Congress
Student Congress Field Trip
The students participated in a field trip to the Minam State Recreation Area, Wallowa River, Oregon.
New Publication about BLM’s History
The Bureau of Land Management has released a new publication titled “Our Heritage, Our Future: the BLM and America’s Public Lands.”
The publication is available for downloading in multiple formats or for online reading. The publication highlights the significant events and changes that occurred within the Bureau of Land Management from 1976, when Congress passed the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, through 2012. It includes numerous articles written by current and former employees, who share their firsthand experiences in helping to shape public land management and accomplish the BLM’s mission. Several PLF members contributed content to the publication.
PLF and NASFR Submit Joint Comments to CEQ on Possible NEPA Procedural Changes
The Public Lands Foundation and National Association of Forest Service Retirees submitted joint comments to the Council on Environmental Quality in response to a request for public comment on potential revisions to update and clarify CEQ National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations and procedures.
BLM Law Enforcement
PLF issues letter to BLM’s Acting Director in support of BLM’s Law Enforcement program, including recommendations for the program.