Land Management

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland Orders Removal of Derogatory Terms from Public Land Names

Haaland, an enrolled member of the Laguna Pueblo, said she is ‘proud to be in a position’ to start with a term offensive to indigenous women on 650 different places on federal land.

Wildfires Are So Dangerous Now that the National Guard Prepares for Them Like Hurricanes

For West Coast units, there’s no wildfire season anymore. ‘It’s really a fire year now,’ top general says.

Biden Administration Leaves Final Location of Interior Bureau an Open Question

The Trump administration moved the Bureau of Land Management headquarters to Colorado, a controversial decision that led to an exodus from the agency.

Senators Look to Block Land Management Chief After Court Mandated His Removal

William Perry Pendley says he is still running BLM despite court order that he vacate the position.

Trump Administration Misled Congress to Justify Relocating Employees, IG Says

The decision to move the Bureau of Land Management headquarters to Grand Junction, Colorado, was not all about growing costs, as agency officials suggested.

New Systems of Governance Are Needed to Address Climate Change

We must rethink the scope, scale, tools and partnerships of natural resource management.

Government Auditor Blasts Interior for Unjustified Relocations That Did Not Consider Employee Views

The Bureau of Land Management also failed to provide key documentation supporting the decision to move its headquarters.

Most Interior Employees Reject Mandatory Reassignments, Secretary Says

Despite widespread vacancies, department says Bureau of Land Management is in "pretty good shape."

Committee Votes for Subpoena Authority Over Interior's Employee Relocations, Other Documents

"We’re not here as potted plants to be watered when the administration decides it’s time," panel chairman says.

Trump’s Plan to Make Architecture Classical Again

A fringe group of traditionalists persuades the White House to take its side.

Interior Still Threatening to Deny Incentives to Employees It Has Relocated West

Employees have already decided if they will move, but Interior says a lack of additional appropriations from Congress could block promised financial assistance.

Viewpoint: Moving Bureau of Land Management Headquarters to Colorado Won’t Be Good for Public Lands

Do public lands in the West belong to Westerners, or all Americans? Moving a federal agency's headquarters from Washington, D.C. to Colorado is the latest skirmish in a longtime struggle.

Organizations Are Improperly Offering Yoga Classes and $20K Weddings in National Parks

"Learning centers" should reimburse the National Park Service for federal funds they received, auditor says.